Memories and Snapshots  

The Journey is full of memories – events, experiences, people, the list is endless.  We often memorialize these memories with a snapshot.  Snapshots cause memories to come flooding back as if it was yesterday. 

Our return to Colorado Springs has brought back many memories.  One of the special ones is of my dog Chibby being carried up The Incline and then running the 4 miles back down.  He...

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

The quote is attributed to many – pursued by many – and a lot of what The Journey is about.

The day started rested and refreshed – thank you David and Cheryl – the mattress, hot shower, conversation, and hospitality were GREATLY APPRECIATED.  And, the t-shirts made our North Dakota and...

Red sky’s at night – Diver’s Delight!

What 12K mile road trip would be complete without a few dives!

While getting fitted for a Madiera wreck dive in Lake Superior, we heard the rumble of thunder.  The storm location and hour drive north of Duluth, MN provided a beautiful day and dive.  Vis a bit low due to recent rains, but, extremely enjoyable and we were also able to make some new inquisitive friends –...

The night provided a bit of adventure, the morning was comprised of a beautiful walk (Rick) / run (Meg) around Brandywine Falls, and the day was full of asphalt.

Adventure:  As we were settled in for a good night’s sleep, a bright light alerted us that something was amiss.  Park Rangers directed us to park in an RV lot across from the park entrance (Cuyahoga Valley National Park is nestled into a somewhat...

Day 1 – Monday, August 28, 2017

To complete The National Parks Journey, we must stay on plan:

5:15 wake-up. 

6:00 wheels up.

Captain Megumi (Meg) Voight is setting the pace – fill the gas tank at Costco and we’ll be at Mammoth Caves National Park by 9:00 – done.

The park was established as a national park on July 1, 1941. It became a World Heritage Site on October 27, 1981,...

Saturday, July 15, is PADI Women Dive Day and to celebrate, Vivid-Pix offers free software and, when you use it, you’ll raise money for a good cause.

Vivid-Pix is commemorating the contributions of women scuba divers by raising money for two great causes in conjunction with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Women Dive Day Saturday, July 15. The third annual global event strengthens and supports female divers through adventure...

In preparation for the vacation season and summer fun, Vivid-Pix and professional photographer and instructor, Sandy Sondrol, went to a tropical paradise and tested more than a dozen smartphones, camera, and underwater housings to help you get better vacation photos.

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