tarantula in Big Bend National Park

Tarantulas!

All through my formative years, my aunt and uncle had a pet tarantula. A strange choice of pet, no doubt, but Uncle Jim loves the Desert Southwest more than just about anyone else I know, so I guess it made...

white pocket kanab

Three days in Kanab, UT

Kanab is perfectly positioned as a base for exploring the southern part of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, a magical place under threat from the current administration. It was our favorite area on our first Big Trip and we were thrilled...