Yosemite National Park Sign in the snow

Solitude In a Yosemite Snow Globe

Growing up during Minnesota winters was great as a young kid. Snowball fights. Skiing. Ice fishing. Building a snowman. But as life morphed into my 30’s, 40’s, …. wait, I think I’ll stop right there to save further embarrassment … the cold and the white fluffy stuff really lost its luster. So here we were, […]

Great Smoky Mountains National Park sunset

Where is Parker Parked?: Volume #4

Even though I call the land of 10,000 lakes my true home, I still get the urge to find new places to explore whenever I get the chance. This adventure took me on a 2-hour plane ride, followed by about a 4-hour car ride to reach my final destination. At the end of the day, […]