One Road In, One Road Out of Telluride

It didn't seem possible that Telluride was a mere two-hour drive from Grand Junction. In this space of time, based on the dramatic changes of the landscape, we seemed to have entered another country entirely. We left the quintessential red and rugged American west for the quintessential charm of a quaint mountain town, tucked away in a canyon surrounded … Continue reading One Road In, One Road Out of Telluride

Waking Up Inside a Dream: Colorado National Monument

The four of us are crammed into Mel's CRV along with two tents, four sleeping bags, four sleeping mats, two coolers, two paper bags full of food and cooking utensils, three bags of various camping gear, pillows and blankets. There is just enough space for exactly everything we have, nothing more. All four windows are down. Arms are … Continue reading Waking Up Inside a Dream: Colorado National Monument

The Church of Bones: Kutná Hora

Kutna Hora. Winter 2015. There's an eerie spirit about this place. It's quiet and mysterious. Peace is felt in silent reverence for the dead, on flowers placed atop cemetery graves, and whispers. 40,000 skeletons of forgotten humans decorate and furnish a church that gives this small town fame. We are here to see and believe it. The Church of Bones is a sacred … Continue reading The Church of Bones: Kutná Hora