Trip Rewind 2009: Moraine Lake and Lake Louise Alberta

Trip Rewind 2009: Moraine Lake and Lake Louise Alberta

This trip was life changing for me (I know I’ve been sharing a lot of those lately!). It changed me, not because of the stunning mountains, wild animals or beautiful lakes, but because it made me realize something about my traveling self. Be careful who you travel with… In the … Continue reading

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum

Visiting Oklahoma City National Memorial

On April 19th, 1995 the United States witnessed it’s most devastating attack on home soil to that date. A rental truck packed with a bomb made of diesel-fuel-fertilizer was parked outside the Alfred P Murrah Federal Building located in the heart of Oklahoma City. At 9:02 am the explosion tore … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Arizona 2002 : Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin West

Trip Rewind Arizona 2002 : Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin West

I do not think I realized the magnitude of what I was about to visit at the time. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. In hindsight I pretty much want to slap myself silly for not understanding just how amazing this was. It was officially the first FLW house I ever … Continue reading

Wine Tasting in Washington State

Wine Tasting in Washington State

Image Credit: Conner Dunn Define irony… I’m writing a post about wine tasting while drinking beer. Shameful. Now that I have my dirty secret out of the way lets get on to talking about wine tasting in Washington State! According to Go Taste Wine’s website there are 691 wineries in … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Arizona 2002 : Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale Arizona

Trip Rewind Arizona 2002 : Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale Arizona

I find it ironic that Phoenix International Raceway is called Phoenix when it is actually located in Avondale Arizona but whatever we will let them call it whatever they want :-). I still remember vividly walking up to the NASCAR track for the first time. My heart was filled with … Continue reading

Searching for Sasquatch in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park

Searching for Sasquatch in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park

Perhaps you remember the commercials from the 1990’s, of a Sasquatch wondering around the Canadian forests with a case of Kokanee beer in his hand? Or maybe you don’t remember them, or believe me that you should always be on the lookout for the Sasquatch while in Canada. Check out … Continue reading

Bryce Canyon National Park Photo Essay

Bryce Canyon National Park

Our trip to Utah focused primarily on Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. I had decided to not hike in Bryce Canyon, opting for a driving tour with Boomer instead. I was starting to feel guilty that I was boarding Boomer too much, even if he was making … Continue reading

Trip Rewind: 2010 Winter Olympics Vancouver – The Events

Trip Rewind: 2010 Winter Olympics Vancouver – The Events

I was thrilled to be going to the Olympics in Vancouver but in all honesty I was not overly excited about all the events we were going to. I would have loved to see some skiing, after all I never did achieve my Olympic skiing dreams it would have be nice … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Virginia: A NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway

Trip Rewind Virginia: A NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway

Tropical Storm Hanna had finally moved on and we were ready for a Sunday full of NASCAR racing at Richmond International Raceway. Except the problem was that we had little information about when the race was actually going to start and once we headed to the track we got the … Continue reading