R&R: From German Beers to the Beach

We left on our winter RV trip the second week of February, making a beeline south to Fredericksburg, Texas. Situated in the Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the… Continue reading

Another Winter Dog

I don’t think we had our first snow until the end of December but it was definitely feeling like winter at least a few weeks before that. Allie seemed to thrive in the… Continue reading

The Most Wonderful Time of Year

Though my previous post was an ode to the yellow glow of aspen leaves I do really love those colorful oak and maples as well. In fact, I love almost everything about the… Continue reading

Aspen Hunting, Fall 2021 Edition

Each year I eagerly look forward to the leaves changing, specifically those of the aspen tree. While I really do love the multi-colored maples and oaks, it’s the glow of the aspen leaves… Continue reading

Allie

I didn’t expect that we’d adopt another dog so quickly after losing Abby but Tom had visited the shelter and asked me to go as well. I initially balked but ultimately decided to… Continue reading

Abby

Miles before we turned into our neighborhood Abby knew we were home. She’d been snoozing in the backseat but suddenly her ears appeared in the rear view mirror and I glanced back to… Continue reading

Medicine Mountain Medicine Wheel

The Medicine Wheel on Medicine Mountain was a bucket-list place for me, and one I’m extremely grateful I had to opportunity to visit. Located at over 9,600, the 82-foot diameter stone wheel lies… Continue reading

Bighorn Mountain Waterfalls

I had touched on how awed I was by the beauty of the Bighorn Mountains in my last post but one of the most surprising things to me was how much water there… Continue reading

Bighorn Mountain High Country

I fell in love with another mountain range. Tom told me this would happen, and in retrospect it was inevitable seeing as how all my “must-have” boxes were checked, but I just didn’t… Continue reading

Bighorn Basin and Lowlands

The last week of our Spring 2021 trip were spent in and around the Bighorn Mountains of north-central Wyoming. It turned out to not be nearly enough time: I was instantly smitten with… Continue reading