Discovery

Today the boys and I set out for familiar territory… The Great Smoky Mountains. It’s our first trip together since the Overland Expo to TBEX expedition came to an end in June. This is a short trip, only five days, and we’re returning to our favorite Smokies front-country campground at Elkmont for some much needed R&R from urban life. But …

Postcards from Real Life: The Art of Exploration

So I’ve been pondering the inner whys and what-fors of this lifestyle I find myself in. I like to think of life in general as an art with countless outlets for self-expression. There is also an art to exploring the world around us with countless ways and places to discover. In this case, I discovered this amazing fern…at the zoo. …