Dailey family posed at the Alhambra in Granada, Spain.

Random Ramble — Alhambra, Camel Cup, and Stephen King

Trying to get back in the groove of creativity this week, I’ve been playing games, reading about writing, and continuing to update my photography portfolio. In this week’s Random Ramble, I review Alhambra and Camel Cup, re-review Stephen King’s book On Writing, and work on getting back into the groove of putting my work out in cyberspace for the world to see. What I’m Playing… In our brand new house, we have a dedicated game room where we have a...

Random Rambles — 11.02.17

Wasn’t summer yesterday? All of a sudden the wind sends shivers down my spine and I’ve heard the word “snow” in more than one weather conversation. Fall is my favorite season; I just didn’t expect it to get here so fast! With outdoor activities waning, it’s time to step inside and get back to indoor activities. I’ve been working hard metalsmithing, reading up on Nikola Tesla, and cooking up Broccoli Cheddar Soup. What I’m working on… For the moth of...

Granada, Nicaragua — Volcano, Volcano, Volcano

Compared to León, Granada caters to tourists on a much grander scale. There is an entire street that runs through the middle of town that is lined with restaurants, tour operators, and souvenir shops all trying to thrive on the tourist industry. We took several excursions around Granada, but found the best trips all involved volcanoes. Below are three different ways to observe these craters up close and personal. Mombacho Mombacho volcano sits just outside the city of Granada. It...

León, Nicaragua — City Tour and Volcano Boarding

This year, our summer excursions started with a two-week exploration of Nicaragua. Why Nicaragua? During our 2015/2016 world adventure, we completely avoided Central and South America. There was no particular reason for the avoidance other than we were tired after 7 months on the road and wanted to go home – we just didn’t make it there. After a year of rest, we decided it was time to hit the road and visit a new part of the world –...