While the husband and I are not cool enough to drop our lives and careers in order to travel the world, what we are able to do is plan for retirement within the next ten years before either of us hits 50. … More Experimentation with St. Croix, USVI
I am skipping ahead to Christmas in Georgia. While spending an extended period of time with my immediate family is typically one of the more stressful ways to spend free time, I am now safely removed from the several days of crazy. … More Welcome to the world, Allison Lynn
I have lived in Virginia for over 9 years now, but a national park that is 30 short minutes away is one I have never visited. Great Falls National Park occupies the Virginia side of the Potomac River. … More A Lazy Afternoon in Great Falls National Park
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
We entered Zion National Park through the eastern most point after the sun had set. We started high and made our way down into the canyon. Even though it was dark, it was still a phenomenal drive. We travelled through two tunnels in the mountains on snowy, wet roads before coming out on the southern … More I wanna move to Springdale, UT
Also known as the Grand Canyon, and affectionately known to my aunt as the Grand-Fucking-Canyon… … More The Enormously Gigantic Hole in the Ground
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?
SEASIDE, FL: Back in 2013, my Mom and I traveled to Seagrove Beach, FL for Mother’s Day weekend… just the two of us. I have somehow been able to turn this into an annual endeavor. Minus 2015… Can’t win them all! … More Annual Florida Trip with Mom
What happens when a bunch of cops get together with live music and a lot of beer? Shenanigans. Lots and lots of shenanigans. … More Police Week 2016
September 2015 we traveled to Miami, FL to watch the Braves battle the Marlins. We are both fully aware our teams are terrible… he’s a Marlins fan, I’ve been a Braves fan since growing up in Atlanta. The Marlins last won the World Series in 2003… my lousy Braves haven’t won since 1995. Some of … More Marlins vs. Braves – Who’s team sucks more?