Enjoying a Rainy Day in Van Dusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver

Enjoying a Rainy Day in Van Dusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver

The rain brought with it silence and solitude as we walked along the massive pathways that guided us past a menagerie of trees, shrubs and perennials.

It was the cusp of late winter dawning in to early spring and the gardens took on an interesting profile.

My Easter Island Trip Report

My Easter Island Trip Report

Easter Island is known for the strange statues that dot the landscape and the vast mystery surrounding how they were made and moved and why they were toppled over.

Discovering the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Park with Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools

Discovering the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Park with Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools

Last summer, I spent an entire day exploring two of our best known National Parks. They’re the ones that everyone learns about in school but nothing prepares you for what you actually witness up close and personal. We were fortunate to be the guest of the Teton Science Schools which has two campuses in the Grand Teton National Park and in the city of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Bucking ‘n Bronco’ n in Wyoming at the Jackson Hole Rodeo

Bucking ‘n Bronco’ n in Wyoming at the Jackson Hole Rodeo

You know the old saying: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. The same holds true when visiting the wild west. Not because someone would challenge you to a duel in the town square, but because you’d want to experience everything that makes…

36 hours of fun in historic downtown Savannah, Georgia

36 hours of fun in historic downtown Savannah, Georgia

We wanted to get out of town, the problem was deciding where and how far could we go on such short notice. My sister had never been to Savannah and it had been over a decade since Carisa and I’d seen it, so we…

Rafting the rapids with Dave Hansen Whitewater in Jackson Hole, WY!

Rafting the rapids with Dave Hansen Whitewater in Jackson Hole, WY!

Boyhood visits with his parents to Jackson Hole made an indelible impression upon young Bud Chatham. So much so, that he made a resolution to continue his family’s tradition as a young adult. Life and circumstances took him to other places, but his heart…

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