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Alone, yet never lonely, at Great Basin National Park

Alone, yet never lonely, at Great Basin National Park

September 2, 2019

“So, as the walls close in…regress or overcome…” -Good Riddance In need of a late summer distraction as the next academic year approaches, I planned a solo road trip to explore eastern Nevada.  While I love my career and always look forward to meeting new students, there’s a certain melancholy that accompanies the end of […]

FALL 2019: Introduction to Political Theory

FALL 2019: Introduction to Political Theory

August 25, 2019

Teachers know the feeling all too well: the natural buzz of summer crashes when fall preparation must begin.  Yes, the August crash is inevitable.  Now, I still have three weeks of break left, but I’m a planner who doesn’t like to leave work until the last minute.  While it might sound strange, I always look […]

Thunder Mountain

Thunder Mountain

August 11, 2019

Inexplicably, I’m drawn to the terrain in Kit Carson Country, which is about a hour southwest of Carson City across the state line in California.  So, I chose to explore Thunder Mountain on the edge of the backcountry.  The trail is 8.4 miles round trip, i.e. out and back, with 1775 feet of elevation gain.  […]