Delay

11:30am flight, wake up 5:30am, call Uber 8:30am, arrive at the airport 9:30am. Air traffic issue, delayed 12:15pm, maintenance issue, delayed 2:00pm, additional non-descript issue, delayed 8:00pm. Arrive 12:05am. Arrive at destination 1:00am. One of a few pages drawn while passing the time. What a day. Greg Betza 2019

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The Delicate Arch

The Delicate Arch has become the unofficial symbol of Utah, it’s that beautiful orange-red rock formation on their license plate. I didn’t really know what to expect, and honestly I expected to be underwhelmed by another touristy landmark. Boy was I wrong. First, the 1.5 mile hike was intense, climbing nearly 500 feet. Out of […]

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Carlsbad Caverns NM

Hall of Giants, carlsbad caverns

I have been to a cave or two in my day, but nothing prepared me for what I saw at Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. WOW. The natural beauty, the fantasy, the awe. I really don’t have the words to describe it. Here is a drawing from the Hall of Giants, a series […]

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Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument

I’ve been traveling and travel journaling as well. Here is a spread that I made at the Colorado National Monument. It’s an extraordinary place where “Towering monoliths exist within a vast plateau and canyon panorama.” It’s not always on the radar when heading on a trip of National Parks, but I assure you it’s not […]

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Pike’s Peak, almost

Rocky Mountains illustration

So I’ve been spending some time out west and while in Colorado I attempted to “paint”, with crayons, Pike’s Peak. It was really a great day spent with my son drawing until the sun began melting our crayons right on the top of the rocks we were drawing from. That was fine, it happens. But what […]

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