After following QT Luong on social media and periodically exchanging short communications through such means, I finally met him in person when he invited me to join him into the interior of Yellowstone National Park in the middle of winter. He had already explored and documented every national park by early 2011, but he had never seen Yellowstone buried in snow. The few who have been there during that time, the interior especially, will tell you it’s a completely different park. Having not experienced it myself, I eagerly accepted the invitation. Continue reading “Treasured Lands Book Review”
I heard all the news reports beginning in 2012. First it was a few hundred, then a few thousand Syrians killed by their own government. Then tens of thousands. I said to myself, wow, the world can’t possible let this continue. Eventually, as we now know, over a half million dead and 11 million displaced from their homes with almost half outside the country looking for a new place to live.
The photojournalists were instrumental in bringing all this to our collective attention and a few incredible images finally started the world moving. This amazingly sad photograph by Aylan Kurdi was among the most powerful.
My girlfriend had continued to tell me how connected she felt to mustangs, but that she had never seen one. I continued to tell her I knew where to find them, and I’d show at least one to her one day. That time came on the very first day of our cross-country road trip in the fall of 2016. Continue reading “White Mustang in Desert Sagebrush”