Given our affinity for visiting smaller towns while traveling, I located a coastal town in Maine with a population of just over 2,000 people… Boothbay Harbor. … More Guinness Goes to Boothbay Harbor, Maine
While we didn’t stay overnight in New Hampshire, we did make several pit stops. Unfortunately, this excursion landed when COVID was making a comeback in January, so places were a little more restrictive, or just plain closed … More Guinness Goes to Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Being the fools that we are, we opted to drive up into New England with Guinness… our 12 year old Pit Bull. In the dead of one of the coldest winters in quite some time. Days after a blizzard rocked the Northeast. I swear we are usually smart people. … More Guinness Goes to Boston, Massachusetts
Until I visited the Hubs’ home state of Oklahoma, the only things that came to mind when I thought about the state were tornados and flatness. After traveling to the midwestern territory… yeah, my thoughts haven’t changed a bit. … More Top (aka. Only) Thing To Do In Oklahoma City
Tucson, Arizona was added to the trip, so that Hubs and my Aunt, Charlotte, could actually meet. Thankfully, Charlotte enjoys a good hike, and was courageous enough to trek up a few hills with us swift-walking nuts. … More Tucson Take-Aways: Prickly Pear Cactus is Delicious & Beer is a Phenomenal Hiking Reward
Shh… legs! I don’t care what you think, you don’t control me! You’ll be fine, so suck it up and walk that shit off. We looked into what Arches National Park had to offer, and decided we could knock out all the hikes in one day. … More Hell Yeah, We Can Tackle All of Arches National Park in a Single Day!
What does one write about when the year becomes a world with rampant plague, but halfway into the outbreak, half the population decides to stage a massive coup? Then suddenly we’re rocketed back to anarchism with citizens peacefully rioting (yes, that is an oxymoron), destroying their own hometowns all in the name of “progress” and “change” and “reform”? … More Plague + Riots + Death + Karma = 2020
We packed up our belongings, food stuffs, and acquired items, and headed off for Moab, Utah. … More Onward to Moab… And Jackass Canyon?
Just a heads up, the Purgatory FLATS Trail is not actually flat. The name is deceiving. Anyway, we headed the opposite way along Cascade Creek for this one, specifically, southeast towards the Animas River where the Cascade Creek dumps into the river. … More And more Colorado… Purgatory Flats to Animas River & Ouray
Hubs longed to complete a challenging hike during our trip, and promptly discovered the Columbine Lake hike, and it was definitely difficult, as advertised. With a 2900 foot elevation gain to finish at 12,685 feet, the lake is a brilliant blue, even on Google satellite. … More Colorado Continued… Columbine Lake Trail & Durango