We are back in Denver after a week on the road, camping in Grand Teton and Yellowstone, seeing friends and getting close to the land. We had a Dodge Ram Pro-master Van that we rented through Outdoorsy.com. It is the perfect size for two people who get along. It was fabulous to sleep under the stars and respectfully share the forest with the wildlife. It … Continue reading Travels with Ca$hy
Just returned from San Angelo, Texas where reporter Carol McKinley and our crew worked on a story for HDNet’s World Report about the FLDS and how the polygamous fundamentalist Mormon sect is integrating into the local economy. If you recall, members of the FLDS picked up in 2004 and left their homes in Utah to relocate to Eldorado, Texas. They built a huge compound and … Continue reading Fear and Loathing in West Texas
It’s hard to wrap your head around what Aron Ralston had to do in a slot canyon in Utah in 2003. While hiking he dislodged a boulder and his arm was pinned beneath the huge rock for six days. To escape certain death he amputated his own arm then rappelled down a 65 foot wall and hiked eight miles before he found help. The act … Continue reading Meeting Aron Ralston
Daniel Suelo believes he has found the key to happiness. Live without possessions or money. His spartan life in Moab, Utah fills his soul and he doesn’t even think of returning to the life most of us lead. “We use all our energy to maintain our possessions and it becomes an ugly cycle,” he says. So he lives in a cave, gets his possessions from … Continue reading Does Money Buy Happiness?