2020 has been eventful. The pandemic…job loss…lockdown…new job…..chaotic election…..more lockdown. But wait….There is more! I thought it was enough already then I had an unexplainable toe injury. It happened in my kitchen one evening. It reminded me of the saying, It can always be worse, so be grateful for what you already have. I won’t
Before the devastating Creek Fire took over the area early this month, we had a lovely time camping and hiking in the Sierra National Forest. I’ve never been up in this area, so I was very much looking forward to exploring it. We set up our camp at one of the established campgrounds near Huntington
Hey guys! Hope everyone is well and enjoying the summer as much as you can during this pandemic. Just wanted to check in and say hi! August just flew by. While this year seems like the longest year ever, each week is flying by. I don’t know how that is, but it just is. We
A day at the beach is great until this happens. Xena’s been sleeping a lot lately. I mean A LOT. So I started to wonder if it was a sign of her getting older. She turned 8 early this year after all. ⠀⠀I took her to the beach thinking we will have a nice stroll.
The day when I found out Xena is a cattle dog in disguise. Our hike to Eagle Rock back in March included a couple of unexpected cattle drives. The Kilchers of Alaska The Last Frontier made it look hard, but apparently, all you need is Xena. The cows made a line and followed us for
Here is the last hike from our February Moab trip. After the short but fantastic hike to Corona Arch, we drove to the empty Gold Bar Group Campground nearby to make lunch. The food is always so good after a hike! Since the morning hike was a short one, we decided to check out another
One of the organizations I am happy to support is Guiding Eyes for the Blind. I am so proud of these pups and what this organization accomplishes. It warms my heart to see the trainees and graduates each year. These pups give the blinds self-confidence to go out to the world and live their lives