Date With Mooney

I can still hear it plain as day -- her urgent silence against the deafening roar of the falls -- and it chills me to the bone. I emerge from the swirling stream below the waterfall and see my sister-in-law Chris walking towards me... "Where is Dan?" I shout to her. Her mouth is moving, [...]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure!

This week's Weekly Photo Challenge speaks to a topic I love -- if you couldn't already guess -- Adventure!  Maybe I'm just in Grand Canyon mode lately, but when I think "adventure," this image immediately comes to mind. I remember the moment captured in the photo clearly. We were at about the half-way point in [...]


"If anybody is not blown away by the Grand Canyon, they won't be blown away by Judgement Day, either. To spend the night on rocks that have been warmed to 120 degrees by the sun, to feel the incredibly insistent and very dangerous Colorado River rush by you, to be down in the depths of [...]