Last year my daughter and friend took a drive to Colorado Springs, CO; one of my most favorite places. During our weekend there, we visited Garden of the Gods (free), Pikes Peak (reasonably priced for great memories), and Cave of the Winds (really great prices, especially if you have kids!).
This past weekend, nine of us, mostly from our jiu-jitsu/judo gym in Moore, took an 11-mile (18 klicks) trek through the Wichita Mountains. At least three hikers were brand new to ever hiking! I kind think they kind of dug it. We arrived at the visitor center to take a quick bio break before heading to…
This weekend my daughter and I took our first trip up to Tahlequah, OK to float on the Illinois River like so many Oklahomans before us – and it was a lot fun!
My friend, Wendy, and I went to District House Coffee’s Dirty Little Latte Art Throwdown – a competition of latte art, TO THE DEATH! Okay, maybe not that last part, but it was a lot of fun.
I have been to the Wichita Wildlife Refuge many times, but never made it up to Mt. Scott. Until today!
My sister, daughter and I drove to St. Louis, Missouri from Oklahoma to visit the awesome, Washington State University in St. Louis (WUSTL). That school is so sweet.
I left 2016 with some anxiety, just lingering worries; little thing after little thing building up into a giant emotional rainstorm. However, the New Year is a nice starting point to begin fresh again; even if it is technically just another day.
I have that travel bug. I just want to fly somewhere — and hike. Yes, I would like to hike someplace beautiful.
Dwelling in the present moment, We can see so many beauties and wonders right before our eyes–a child’s smile, the sun rising, the autumn leaves. We can be happy just by being aware of …
I love to go hiking and take snacks along the dirt trail me with. Cliff Bars are great, trail mix, protein bars, etc. I found a nice recipe for quick 5-minute protein truffles. When can you go wrong with truffles? Like, never.