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Pandemic Winter in San Diego

This year, we spent the entire winter in San Diego.

Grumpy Old Men Know Nothing About Photography

Recently, Kevin, Thor, and I took a drive to Borrego Springs, a small town located about two hours east of San Diego in the Southern California desert.

Savoring Space in Bend, Oregon

The first time we visited Bend, in Summer, 2018, smoke from nearby wildfires blanketed the region through most of our visit. This time, wildfire smoke drove us to Bend when we canceled our Fall travel plans and found ourselves with nowhere to go.

2020: Was This All My Fault?

Did I play some role in bringing on this dumpster fire of a year??

Crater Lake, Waldo Lake, and Friends!

7,700 years ago, Mount Mazama, one of several volcanoes in the Pacific Northwest, erupted violently and with enough destructive force that the 12,000 foot tall mountain collapsed in on itself.

Oregon: Up In Smoke

Soon after we crossed the border from Washington into Oregon, we watched as our plans, as well as our sense of security, went up in smoke.

Mount Rainier: Fire & Ice and an End to What’s Nice

There's this couple I follow on Instagram who travel fulltime and their entire Instagram feed is just happy pictures of them. They are, according to social media, the happiest people in all the land.

North Cascades National Park: The Most Beautiful Place You May Have Never Heard Of

An oft heard complaint these days is it's hard to get away from crowds in the National Parks. Thanks to Facebookers and Instagrammers and bloggers and vloggers and Instagramming-blogger-vloggers all of whom won't stuff a sock in it, just about every big national park is absolutely overrun by hordes of tourons* trying to ride a bison to TikTok glory.

Glacier National Park, Part II: The Slightly Less Interesting Stuff

We're nothing if not honest here at C3T HQ. But even a pile of "runner up" pictures from Glacier National Park is still pretty good stuff.

Glacier National Park, Part I: Why Everyone’s Advice Is Wrong

The key to having a great time at Glacier National Park is doing the exact opposite of what everyone tells you to do.