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5 People You Want to Be When the Zombie Apocalypse Hits

I have an overactive imagination and a penchant for post-apocalyptic scenarios. This means I think about zombies a lot. I used to muse that the little town where we lived in Kansas was an excellent place to ride out zombies because of the spring-fed creek north of town, pretty much NOTHING for miles around but cows and crops, and several warehouses in town owned by hoarders that were full of farm equipment suitable for decapitating the undead. 549 more words


Summer Updates


Jon arrived in Montana a couple days ago, and it’s been a little weird being in the camper without him – I’m a bachelorette for the next month and a half while he gets a second season rafting whitewater under his belt during his time off from the park. 140 more words


Day 9: Yosemite Falls and Curry Camp

Up at 5:30 this morning before anyone else, I took an early morning quiet walk around the meadows of Curry Camp. I watched the sun come up behind Half Dome (the iPhone doesn’t do it justice) and then happened to notice the moon hanging out above the granite wall behind our camp! 167 more words

The Black Bear that Came to a Ranger-led Walk

It was one of those days where the cell phone was left at home by accident. No calls and no photos, either. It was also one of those days where you say something and immediately the universe sets out to prove you wrong. 816 more words

National Parks

Real Work

Hey people. I started a real job today. I won’t say what it is, but I will say that a lot of people are jokingly calling me a park ranger, so there’s that hint. 59 more words


A Grand Day in the Tetons

When I think of the Rocky Mountains, the soaring, jagged peaks are what I picture.

We pulled in to our cozy cabin in the Coulter Bay region of the Grand Tetons a little late in the evening to do any exploring so when I woke up early the next morning, I took a walk around the area and discovered this view just yards from our cabin! 276 more words

Family Travel

Video: Park Ranger fired for dancing

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – One Chattanooga, Tenn. Park Ranger has been caught dancing like nobody’s watching.

He was captured on a smart phone by a park patron dancing on the job… 29 more words