Trip Rewind Canada 2009: Banff National Park Alberta

Trip Rewind Canada 2009: Banff National Park Alberta

We arrived to Banff National Park mid-day and checked ourselves in at the Tunnel Mountain Campground. Here we were given the same ‘bears were going to eat us’ lecture that we had received at Lake Louise.  The warning came because we were sleeping in the back of the truck under a canopy in the camper … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Canada 2009:Jasper National Park Alberta

Trip Rewind Canada 2009:Jasper National Park Alberta

Jasper National Park was my favorite spot of this trip to Canada. The town was an adorable village with obviously some sort of architectural ordinance.  Not that that was a bad thing, it just was clear that the storefronts had to have a “village charm” to them, which added to Jasper’s … 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

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: 2010 Vancouver Olympics The Luck of the Unlucky

Trip Rewind: 2010 Vancouver Olympics The Luck of the Unlucky

I consider myself pretty lucky. There were quite a few events that lead up to or happened during my Vancouver Olympic adventure that seriously tested my luck however. I have listed the events as they happened. You can be the judge on just how lucky or unlucky I was 🙂

Trip Rewind Virginia 2008: Touring Civil War sites of Richmond Virginia

Civil War Sites Near Richmond Virgina

With a full day to explore Richmond Virginia while we waited for the NASCAR race, Amy, her family and I worked on coming up with a plan to spend our time. Due to the tropical storm weather we were slightly limited to indoor activities. Given our location were were able … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Virginia: Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg Virginia

Trip Rewind Virginia: Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg Virginia

Trip Rewinds are stories from my earlier travels prior to the Paws for Beer blog’s creation. The stories may be oldies, but hopefully you find them to be goodies 🙂 Over the next few postings I will tell you about my trip to Virginia in 2008. It was another trip … Continue reading