Rocky Mountain Snowboard and Ski Terms

Gaper Day

Have you ever taken a trip up to the Rocky Mountains, tried to talk with the locals and not understand what the hell they were talking about?  Well I have, and I recently realized that the folks who live up in these small mountain towns of the Rocky Mountains have their own vernacular and terminology […]

Bismarck, North Dakota: Tourist Attractions?

North Dakota Highway

Yes it’s cold, flat and hard to get to but there are still some interesting places to see near the center of North America.  But let’s be real, Bismarck North Dakota probably isn’t on most peoples’ bucket list.  And it’s true, North Dakota is actually the least touristed state in the nation.  But for those […]

South Dakota: An Unexpected Surprise

Mount Rushmore

I have planned on seeing all fifty states, but the Dakotas were low on my list due to their location.  I just couldn’t imagine any reason I would ever need to be in that vicinity.  One of my cousins announced he was getting married to a woman originally from Minneapolis and that was where the […]