Shannon County is located in southwestern South Dakota and is the only county completely contained within the Pine Ridge Reservation for the Oglala Sioux. Natalie and I moved to the small town of Kyle in the north east of the reservation this July where Natalie will work as a 1st grade teacher in the Little … Continue reading

VIDEO: Beach Mapping

We decided to try our hand at geography, and trace our route in the sand….

The Ascent of Half Dome

After having our fill (almost) of wacky, free and fun San Francisco, we set off in search of giants. Both Giant Sequoia and tall peaks. Entering Yosemite National Park is a welcoming canyon framed by towering granite cliffs. A cool, high altitude calmness is present. That is, until you meet the crowds. Despite being the … Continue reading

Let’s just walk – (Vancouver, B.C.)

75 degrees felt like 100 walking down Great Northern Way toward downtown Vancouver. Alaska had certainly ill-prepared us for the hellish temperatures of these tropical latitudes. When we reach Nevada I will surely burst into flames. Regardless, we began our multi-day trek around this beautiful port city, its beaches, and parks. From the onset of … Continue reading

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