Balanced Rock at Arches National Park

Balanced Rock, Arches National Park, Utah

I'm back to the icons again. I can't help myself. I know it's been done but icons are icons for a reason. When you visit Arches National Park in Utah you just can't go home without an image of balanced rock. The first time I passed balanced rock along the scenic drive it was fairly early in the evening, around 5:30pm, so the light was still harsh. But there were a few clouds … [Read more...]

Balanced Rock, Texas

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Big Bend National Park in Texas is a love it or hate it kind of place. I heard a few people say they hated it. It's a harsh landscape with jagged rocks big and small, prickly cacti, and thorny bushes. It's a harsh environment too with hot hot days, cold nights and dry as a bone. I loved it. I loved it so much we're thinking of spending a winter in a little town nearby … [Read more...]