Oasis in the Desert – Sitting Bull Falls

When looking for places to camp and things to do in the Carlsbad area I stumbled upon this day use area called Sitting Bull Falls. The idea of a spring fed waterfall in the middle of a desert was more than intriguing enough to get it added to our list of day trips. Inhabited since... Continue Reading →

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

I have a confession to make. Before our trip I'd only seen the desert from 35,000 feet. From that altitude it looked pretty beige, unappealing, and lifeless. When Mr. McGee suggested going to the desert for our spring vacation I agreed (at first) because I love him and not because it was anywhere near the... Continue Reading →

Mammoths & Camels in Texas?

When I was a little girl I wanted to become a paleontologist - a real life down on bad knees, aching back, dirt under your nails, leather-skinned paleontologist. But life happens; college is expensive; I realized it probably wasn't a practical dream and I went into business management where I could receive free on the... Continue Reading →

Florida’s Tallest Waterfall

Day one - Falling Waters State Park Our first adventure began with a little change in scenery. We left the space coast and headed toward the northwest corner of the state where we stopped at Falling Waters State Park to camp for the night. After driving for almost 8 hours, and crossing one time zone,... Continue Reading →

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