The Best of 2018: Our Outdoor Adventures Recapped!

It has become somewhat of a tradition for me to do a “Best Of” post on the blog, one that I am happy to continue despite the fact that this year I really SUCKED at writing blog posts. So you might see some adventures in this post that I haven’t gotten around to writing about […]

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Adventures of the trash family

Look, I’m not trying to pretend I’m someone that I’m not so let me level with you – I would never have chosen to go off-roading if my dad hadn’t been along for the ride. With such a camping, hiking, rafting, outdoor adventure focused trip planned I knew I needed to throw something into the […]

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I do

Okay, this is breaking a little bit from our typically very outdoorsy theme, but I just wanted to butt into our own adventures to tell you that Kyle and I have officially embarked upon a different kind of adventure: marriage. On July 29th we stood in the middle of a giant circle of our friends […]

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The Man I Can’t Live Without

If my life was a book there would certainly be many important characters, but one man would stand out. If I am the protagonist in my story then he is my partner, my side kick, my inspiration, my words of wisdom, my motivator, my guide, my heart, my lover and my whiner. He is unpredictable […]

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Chekhov’s Gun¬†

The next morning we woke up early, determined to get into the Timberline Lodge right in time for breakfast. The terrain was a little bit more difficult than we had expected though and even with the help of a podcast. Running a little late we made it into breakfast, walking past people dressed in their […]

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Volcanolandia 

The next morning we packed up our stuff early and with extreme care to be quiet because there were six or seven other people sleeping in the cabin with us. We got everything outside without making too much noise and made breakfast on the front porch. The meadow beyond the cabin was still lost in […]

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Welcome to the Northwest 

In the middle of the night Kyle pulled out my earplug to inform me that it was raining. Upon doning my headlamp and peering outside I discovered that it was not raining, instead we were in a cloud that was condensing in the trees around us and whenever the wind blew too hard it would […]

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Marla, Tim and Meowtian

The climb onto the rim wasn’t that bad. It was hot but our long break at JJ’s had done us good and there was more shade up on the rim than we had been expecting. Plus, the views of the Hat Creek valley were gorgeous. Everything was going great, until Chocolate Apocolypse 2016 hit. We […]

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Good Graces

Going over Carson Pass in the morning I got stuck. It was actually the scariest thing that has happened to me on the trip so far. Our shoes were pretty worn out at that point, in fact we had new ones waiting for us in South Lake Tahoe, and so snow has been a bit […]

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