Category Archive: breweries

Idaho Days

We arrived in southeast Idaho in time to hunker down for a few days of rain, snow, hail, and more rain. In mid-May. In any case we had some business to take care… Continue reading

Historical Vermillionville, Cajun Dancing, Dogwalks, and a Few Brewery Visits

After finishing our build with Bayou Area Habitat we headed up the road for our next 2 week build in Lafayette. We had the weekend off before we started building however so we… Continue reading

Rehabbing Houses with Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity

Our 2 weeks at Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity was spent rehabbing existing Habitat houses in order to prepare them for re-sale to new partner families. Though Tom had been here twice in… Continue reading

Light Displays on the San Antonio Riverwalk and Christmas at Padre Island National Seashore

After leaving Las Cruces we headed south(east) for some rest and relaxation on the beaches of Padre Island where the daytime temperatures were in the 70s and night times a balmy 55. En… Continue reading

Weekend in the Sierra Blanca Mountains, New Mexico

Following our wonderful Thanksgiving Day potluck dinner with our fellow Habitaters, we packed up in preparation to spend a few days in the Sierra Blanca Mountains near the town of Ruidoso. We had… Continue reading

Hiking in the Santa Rita Mountains and at Patagonia Lake, plus a Tour of the Mission Copper Mine

After our visit with Tom’s daughter and family in Orange County ended we had about 5 days in which to travel to Las Cruces, New Mexico for the start of our Habitat build… Continue reading

Durango Brew Train

Last October when we were hiking Peek-a-Boo and Spooky Canyons we met Sarah an awesome woman who helped us navigate and dog-wrangle through the slots. At some point she mentioned that she had… Continue reading

A Couple Relaxing Days in Deschutes National Forest

We left Walla Walla after our 2 weeks of Habitat building a bit tired and ready to get out of the heat. We made it as far as Redmond, Oregon by afternoon and… Continue reading

Rainy Days in the Cascades

Our third day in the Northern Cascades was not only rainy but completely fogged in and so we decided to cut our losses and head down the mountain early and to do touristy… Continue reading

Banff National Park, Part 2: Parker Ridge and Helen Lake/Dolomite Pass Trails

The Parker Ridge and Helen Lake/Dolomite Pass Trails were two of my three favorite hikes in Canada (with The Great Glacier Trail in Glacier National Park being the third). Parker Ridge is a… Continue reading