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The Focus and Fun of Cave Kayaking Around the Channel Islands

A snow-capped mountain at dusk. The top deck of a cruise ship at sea. Swimming among sea turtles in Hawaii. Along a wooded path at the local park with your cheery dog. Soaring above Provencal lavender fields in a colorful hot air balloon. Belly down on a massage table along […]

Arjana and Ivan and the Can’t Miss Jazz On The Carnival Legend in Alaska
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Arjana and Ivan and the Can’t Miss Jazz On The Carnival Legend in Alaska

Live jazz music is not the reason one gets themselves to Seattle, pays the extra cash for a balcony room, and cruises up the Inside Passage to Alaska. Hell, not even the succulent filet mignon and creamy sauce béarnaise from the Carnival Legend’s stunning Nouveau Restaurant is why we make […]

Stumbling Into Yellowstone’s Perfect Waterfall Rainbow From Artist Point
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Stumbling Into Yellowstone’s Perfect Waterfall Rainbow From Artist Point

We were never supposed to be there. We were never supposed to see Yellowstone’s perfect waterfall rainbow, and by all rights we shouldn’t have had the privilege since we had no idea such a thing existed. Sometimes you need lady luck to shine down upon you when traveling. Had the […]

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End

The fireplace glows yellow in the corner of the oversized bungalow room, tossing shadows boldly onto whitewashed walls and gently across rich hardwood floorboards, as a future JC Penney model strums an acoustic guitar. I’m on my back atop the virgin white comforter of a ludicriously comfy king bed constructed, I can […]

Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story
Parenting Blog / Travel

Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story

I would have never done it, but isn’t that what they all say. It probably goes without saying that waking for the day at 2:37, 3:14, or 3:51 in the morning, every morning and in excruciating pain at that, has a myriad of only negative consequences on a person. The […]

Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River
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Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River

I didn’t have my first taste of BBQ until my late 20s. Throughout the next decade there would be occasions where I would offer up this curious nugget from my culinary back story to various people in mixed company. There was always a natural lead-in, I’m not that random (although […]

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella
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On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

My boots were embossing the muddy trail alongside hers and from what I could tell, there was nary a bug in the rainforest. A steady breeze off the river found its way through the gnarly web of braches covered in chenille blankets of moss, and a chill hung in the air, […]

From Alaska to the Atlantic Down My Nervy Right Side
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From Alaska to the Atlantic Down My Nervy Right Side

It’s 3:26 A.M. and I’m awake. This is my new normal. There’s a shooting pain coursing down my right leg thanks to a shifted disc getting too cozy with a nerve, like a drunk guy leaning on the shoulder of a young lady at a bar. He reeks of strong […]

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