CONTENT PRETTY OBVIOUS, but…. Let me set the scene, granted this basic post is also included in the “Sorry Jesus” Inca Trail post, but I decided it deserved its own mention. Anyway, back to the scene… … More THE PROPOSAL

All mushrooms in the Amazon are edible… at least once

The trip to the Amazon began with a red eye flight from DC to Lima.  A sleepless overnighter, 2 more flights – to Cusco and then to Puerto Maldonado – then a 45 minutes bus ride to the dock, followed by a 3 hour boat ride to the lodge (Tambopata Ecolodge), finally concluded the transportation portion of the 37 hour long day. … More All mushrooms in the Amazon are edible… at least once

Valley of Fire

On our final day out west, we opened up Google maps and decided on Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada as a final stop.  Because what better way to decide on a destination that randomly choosing it from Google maps? We all know they’re never wrong… The approach to the park was less than … More Valley of Fire

Whiskey sour anyone?

Let me preface this with what Thanksgiving entails in my family… drinking, more food than you can possibly eat, and playing cards.  This year was no exception.  The moment we walked into the farmhouse, my uncle promptly inquired whether we would like whiskey sours.  Is that a rhetorical question?  Of course!  Pardon me… first it … More Whiskey sour anyone?