There are 59 national parks in the United States. Most are isolated and have their founding roots from the administration of Franklin Roosevelt onward. Presidents often see national parks as a prestige project, with only two presidents since Theodore Roosevelt choosing not to establish a national park during their terms. Some presidents, like Jimmy Carter … More Rocky Mountain High
It might be August 2015 and President Obama might have almost a year and a half left in office but the scent of lame duck is cooking strong in the White House kitchen. Campaign 2016 is, amazingly, already in full swing and Obama himself has moved on to the “policy moves I can only make … More The Next National Park?
One of the hardest things about life is doing something for the first time or going into something blind. There is a certain exhilaration but also a decent amount of fear and uncertainty that comes with a first date, moving to a new city, going to a new school, or just trying something new in … More Big Bend and Back Again