Perhaps you remember my first snow excursion, from the post “Playing in Snow in Kirkwood Resort”? Well, I tried again. This time, in Yosemite. And with much more clothing. And ...
Fear is natural. It’s a basic biological response essential to our self-preservation. At least that’s what I keep telling myself as I climb the 400 steep, narrow steps of Moro Rock, a granite dome in Sequoia National Park whose summit reaches 6,725 feet elevation. Right now, the only thing preventing a full-blown panic attack is […]
We go on a road trip to see the largest tree in the world. Things start off rather rocky…
I have a confession to make, and I hope we can still be friends after this: I don’t like watching sports. You cannot get me to sit down in front of a TV and watch a baseball game with you. You can get me to sit down in front of a TV and watch the Super Bowl […]
Since summer is almost over, I decided to go on a spontaneous trip to Santa Cruz last week. I hadn’t had a beach day all summer, and I longed for a hot day spent lazing in the sun and frolicking in the waves along the California coast. When I got to Santa Cruz, it was […]
I visit the 170,000-pound behemoth of a space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center in L.A. There are screaming children. There are annoying tourists. And there are slides. Read more…
At 40 years old, Andrea Mueller left her boyfriend, her business, and her former life to travel the world.
I held a birthday giveaway last week with a prize of a $20 Amazon gift card. Find out who won in this post.
The third “Dream, Dare, Go” post is by Laura, a travel blogger and female solo backpacker from the UK. Unlike the previous two guest posters, Laura never settled into an office job. Right after she graduated from college, she went straight for a life of travel! Find out how in this guest post.
My blog turned one year old last month, and I turn 23 years old on August 9th! To celebrate, I want to give you a $20 Amazon gift card. Find out how to enter to win in this blog post!
I guess you could say I like garlic. I guess you could say I like garlic enough to drive 50 miles to a festival that celebrates it. I guess you could say I like garlic enough to ditch my friends and drive to this festival alone on a Friday morning at 9. Okay, so maybe […]