Calgary


I went to Calgary last week on business. The trip came up with little notice and I wasn’t able to stay over for the weekend. Next time I am going to have to try and do that and perhaps try to make it out to Lake Louise. Stayed downtown and don’t need to rent a…

2 Days/5 State Parks


Pedernales Falls State Park (1st two pictures) Blanco State Park Guadalupe River State Park (3rd picture) Hill Country State Natural Area (4th picture) Lost Maples State Natural Area (5th picture) Garner State Park was going to be the last stop but found it was closed. Found this out from someone at the Lost Maples park…

Death & Tourism


Recently, I was reading an article on Machu Picchu.  It is one of the many places that I want to absolutely see before I do the dearly departed thing.   Now, a slight digression.  I hurt my leg a few weeks ago while working out.  I’ve gotten hurt before – legs, arms, shoulders, back, etc….

Canadians Are Nice


Canada has $1 and $2 coins.  I understand that coins are more cost effective than bills but they are a pain in the ass.  Especially if you are just visiting and don’t want to bring coins back.  You can’t exchange them for dollars and more than likely will lose them or not be able to…