Outdoors


A path leading to the La Ventana Natural Arch

A Quick Visit to El Malpais in New Mexico

While traveling along New Mexico’s stretch of I-40 late one April, I felt torn between a longing to discover more of the state’s “Land of Enchantment” and a need to make up for lost time.  It was during a…



Looking up the Siphon Draw Trail towards Flat Iron

Hiking (and Climbing) Siphon Draw in Arizona

When planning my first trip to Arizona, I wanted to find a place where I could experience the best of its exotic desert landscape. After a little research, I decided to visit the Lost Dutchman…