Category Archives: Cool Experience

Yuma Winter

We didn’t get to Yuma during the 2015-2016 winter season except for a brief stop-over on an otherwise snowy trip north to pick up our Jeep (has it been over a year already?!?!), so we were more than ready to … Continue reading

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Big Guns

Every time we re-visit someplace, we try to see something different. This past January, while in Yuma, Arizona, we decided to take a day off from running the fitness trail and drive up to the Yuma Proving Grounds, which is … Continue reading

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Oddments

My dictionary says an oddment is something left over. So here are some things that just didn’t fit into other posts… leftovers, you could say. Oddments. Odd oddments, at that. Things you don’t see every day. Like… …three antique cars, … Continue reading

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Look Harder

Let’s get one thing straight: there is nothing boring out there. There are no dull stretches of highway. Every small town holds something amazing. If you look around and think, “There’s nothing here,” look again. Look harder — because you’re … Continue reading

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Our Nook in Tillamook

After our disastrous though thankfully quick stay in Long Beach, Washington, last August, we found a spot down the road in Ilwaco. Our GPS showed it as a KOA, but KOA had apparently given up the place, and it was … Continue reading

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North Dakota Beach?!?

Last July when we were looking for places to explore via our Jeep, my injured foot propped on the dashboard, we struck out on the backroads to check out some tucked away sections of the Theordore Roosevelt National Park in … Continue reading

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Wildest Wildlife

I got so wrapped up in telling you about all the cool wildlife we saw on our visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park last July (especially spotting that Golden Eagle) that I nearly forgot one of our wildest wildlife experiences … Continue reading

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Wilder Wildlife

As it turned out, Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) was a great place to spend a non-hiking, non-walking, non-bicycling week. The loop road never got old — we drove it in one direction, then the other, seeing all over again … Continue reading

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Out the Window

We’d planned to go to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park in southwestern North Dakota all year — and no twice-the-normal-sized ankle was going to stop me from seeing it. Turns out, this was a great place to see — even … Continue reading

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One-Legged Adventure

We’d been enjoying our July in Rapid City, hiking Bear Butte, strolling the city, running up the steps at the Dinosaur Park for extra exercise, taking in the Art Alley…. Then our adventure took a turn. Coming out of the … Continue reading

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