Posts Tagged: Yellowstone National Park

GNABRT Day 27 – Parking (a)lot

Another beautiful, adventurous day on the Great North American Baseball Road Trip and another national park to visit before returning to our regularly scheduled purpose. Today’s stop at Yellowstone started off exceptionally well.  Despite dire predictions from The Weather Channel, the morning was a moderate mid-50’s and I dispensed with the heavy jacket upon arriving… Read more »

Flatland training

I was out at dinner with my friend for her birthday the other night and because she is my friend, conversation also turned to me and my impending Great North American Baseball Road Trip (#GNABRT). I told her of my new hiking shoes and my plan to increase my walking distances each week as well… Read more »

A small act of faith

Sometimes you just have to take a leap. I’ve been loathe to book any advance lodging plans for my Great North American Baseball Road Trip (GNABRT) because of all the what ifs that could alter my plans (like, what if there’s a rainout, what if the schedule changes, what if I get delayed). I have… Read more »

Shoestring budget

It might just feel like “clothing week” here on the JMD blog and that has to have you all aquiver with reading excitement! Sometime today (thanks to Amazon Prime 2-day free shipping – free plug!), I will receive my decision for hiking shoes.  After some research and some actual foot-testing fits, I have decided on… Read more »

5 by 5 by 55

I’m a man with a plan. Now that I’ve started walking daily again, I thought maybe I should have a goal.  Generally, I walk for fun, health and to think (or not think, as needed).  I was considering that next week I should jump the walk up from four to five miles and another thought… Read more »