Author: Laci

Gear Review: Canon R-Series 35mm Macro Lens

Over the summer my husband reviewed the Canon R5 that we upgraded to. My only request was for a macro-lens to go with it. I really love close up photography, maybe I am just channeling some Georgia O’Keeffe vibes. I really got the chance to test out this lens in Nebraska over the summer Previous

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Nebraska: Kinkaider Brewing Co.

While visiting Keltin’s brother on our way home we stopped for some local beer at Kinkaider Brewing. This is a great brewery that was started in Omaha, NE. We visited the Grand Island location. The food was just as good as the beer. Our Beer Flight: Devil’s Gap Jalapeno Ale (ABV 4.7%) – I’m not

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Nebraska National Forest

As mentioned in my Thedford post, the Nebraska National Forest is just a short drive out of town. The forest is located between Halsey and Thedford. I took the trail from Scott Lookout Tower. This is a fire lookout tower, visitors cannot go into the lookout room at the top but you can climb up

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2021 In Review

2021, the world’s second year living with Covid-19. There is a lot going on on this rock, spinning through space, and a lot of it is frightening but we can’t forget to live and to experience the world around us. I have done my best to expand my travels and to explore the different topics

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Book Review: A History of Wild Places

Title: A History of Wild PlacesAuthor: Shea Ernshaw Publication Date: 2021Publishing House: Atria Books I picked up a copy of this book through Book of the Month but also check for it at your local library. It was suggested because it has a similar feel to Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance. I agree to a point; this

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Campfire Stories: Christmas Ghost Stories

We often think of Halloween as the time to tell ghost stories but it is not the only holiday worthy of them. Christmas has a number of scary stories and beasts attributed to it. Tales that have been pasted through the generations, morphed and adapted from older winter holiday traditions. These stories share similar themes:

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Nebraska Road Trip: Twelve Hours Due North

Yes, the title is mostly correct from our house Texas to Thedford, NE is almost due north with one turn that takes you slightly northwest. No, we did not make this drive all in one day either direction. On the way there we stayed the night with friends in Oklahoma and stayed up way too

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