When The Camper Is Rockin’……

There could be a black bear pushing it. At least, that’s what happened some mornings ago. I was so excited to sleep in, since it was my weekend, but was woken up at 6:10 am. I had just rolled over and noticed the camper was shaking a little more than normal. Then I heard a…

Summer 2018 Employment

Life is weird. I have a hard time processing just how lucky I am. I have a great guy, family, and friends who support me. It’s been a very stressful winter, with the worry of finding a job. Through a lot of hard work, I got a job this summer only 2.5 hours from home!…

One More Season – Thousands of More Visitors

My summer at Mesa Verde is now complete; it was my 5th season at Mesa Verde National Park and my 9th season since 2011 with the National Park Service. I learned a lot this season about my leadership skills, my idea of professionalism, and more. Like last summer, it was still a weird feeling to…

And She’s Off!

Well, here we are, the first full week of September. My countdown is getting smaller, and the days have been flying by! I haven’t been spending too much time in the backcountry these last few weeks, but I’ve been busy in the office. I really enjoy what I’m doing, even if sitting in the office…