The Great Outdoors

Gray & White

Hungry for adventure, I pointed my car east on Saturday. The sky was bruised and swollen, like America last week. My destination? The Badlands. Tara had to go into work for a few hours and had chores to do after,… Read More ›

What’s Up, Doc?

I got a phone call yesterday that had me all sorts of confused. “This is Dr. Richardson calling,” the voice on the other end of the line said when I answered. “What’s up, doc?” I replied, and immediately had to… Read More ›

Redemption By the Lake

I’ll admit, after our less-than-stellar June camping (mis)adventure, I’d kind of cooled to the whole idea of camping. At least in a tent and/or outdoors (although…that’s pretty much what camping is (blanket forts do not count)). Last week, I happened… Read More ›

Ranch, Dressing

I’ll be the first to admit I sometimes come up with crazy ideas. “Harebrained schemes,” as the old-timers might say. These have included: Creating a hamburger-hot dog hybrid called a burgerdog. Not ground beef rolled into the shape of a… Read More ›

Bighorns or Bust

Our 48-hour getaway to Wyoming was a blast! We’re glad we did it. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally kicked off on Friday and, despite COVID, about 250,000 bikers arrived en masse to western South Dakota. Our road trip was timed to… Read More ›