Another Haunting at the Stanley Hotel

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Usually, I decorate the halls and the driveway and everything in between with cobwebs, spiders, bats, and all things ghoulish. This year with a trip to Europe, a three-day snowstorm, and snow drifts still covering the ground, I'll light candles in my pumpkins and will call it done.... Continue Reading →

Discovering Horror in Prague

I just returned from a wild European adventure. After visits in London and Vienna, my family took the train to Prague. I had no idea what to expect. To say it was breathtakingly beautiful would be an understatement, but I also found contrasting elements of horror that would make you shiver on a sunny day.... Continue Reading →

Backpacking the Indian Peaks Wilderness

Hiking the Indian Peaks Wilderness exceeded expectations. This is my fourth backpacking trip and I'm finally getting the hang of it. Three years ago, I carried waaaaay too much when backpacking to Sawtooth. I needed help lifting my pack to my shoulders and taking it off. I resembled Cheryl Strayed in Wild, who carried, Monster,... Continue Reading →

Paddle Boarding with Dogs!

My dog, Roxy, joins me in all kinds of adventures. When I went paddle boarding for the first time, I noticed several dog paddlers of the canine kind. Big dogs and little dogs. Most seemed to be having a great time. Here's a dog who couldn't get enough paddle boarding and dog paddling. I wondered... Continue Reading →

Another Wild Wednesday!

It has been a wild travel month. When I first wrote this, I had just returned from Wisconsin and was on my way to New Jersey and New York. What I didn't know was that it was actually Thursday, not Wednesday, so here we are two weeks later! Not wanting to miss anything while I... Continue Reading →

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