Desert Vacation – Death Valley – Part 2

Desert Vacation – Death Valley – Part 2

Before officially heading into Death Valley, we stopped at the Rhyolite ghost town right outside of Beatty, NV. Thanks to Google, I learned that Rhyolite began as a mining town in the early 1900s. The city offered things like running water, electricity, and transportation as well as a bank, school, and stock exchange. The town thrived for a several years [...]

The Outer Banks – Part 1

The Outer Banks – Part 1

Going back to work after a week off has been painful. It's scary how quickly I've fallen back into my usual routine. Sure, there was stress at first, but I don't even feel like I was gone for a week. I keep asking myself if it really happened. The drive from New Jersey to North Carolina took about seven and [...]