Biking Trails around Midtown (Denver)

If you live in Denver, especially the Midtown neighborhood, and have a metal object in your garage that happens to have two wheels, it’s about time to dust that thing off and take advantage of Denver’s many paved, multi-use trails! … Continue reading

Dashing through the champagne powder of Steamboat Springs… twice!

I don’t particularly enjoy having a birthday that lands during a drab, cold time of year and one that’s also overshadowed by Christmas, but there is one thing I love about having a December birthday – SNOW!!!  Every year when … Continue reading

3 Days in Volcano Village, Hawaii

After our epic backpacking adventure in Waipi’o Valley and Waimanu Valley on the north side of the Big Island, we weren’t sore or even very tired… just downright dirty and eager to get back to civilization to take a shower!! … Continue reading

Backpacking on Hawaii’s Muliwai Trail

On the fifth day of our Big Island trip, we could finally do our much-anticipated backpacking trip from Waipi’o Valley to Waimanu Valley on the Muliwai Trail! I feel guilty admitting that after we booked our Hawaii trip in April, … Continue reading

4 Days in Kona, Hawaii

Work has been busy, busy, busy this year for hubby and me! We both still work for the same companies we got jobs with nearly six years ago when we moved to Denver. Hubby works for an engineering company in … Continue reading

Bikini-ready for the Big Island!

Hubby mostly leaves the vacation planning up to me because he knows I like to research the mother lovin’ heck out of the places we visit in order to make a decision and his style of “planning” is more of … Continue reading