Category Archive: Travel

Grand Teton National Park

On our way home from Montana we decided to drive through Yellowstone and into Grand Teton National Park to spend the night in Jackson. We had a great dinner at The Kitchen (yum), ate… Continue reading

Hiking Lava Lake Montana

One of several hikes that I did while in Montana was the hike to Lava Lake in the Gallatin National Forest. I’ve been on a lot of trails and I must say that… Continue reading

Fly Fishing in the Paradise Valley

The first time I went to Montana to meet The Boy’s family, he thought that he needed to work to make me love Montana so he took me on a guided fly fishing… Continue reading

Montana’s Beartooth Pass

Montana’s Beartooth Pass has been called “the most beautiful drive in America” and when we had a full day to get from Billings to Bozeman (typically a two hour drive via the highway)… Continue reading

Montana Adventure Posts Coming Soon

Montana Blog Posts Coming Soon

I just spent two weeks in Montana. It was great. It included traversing the Beartooth Pass, Yellowstone Park, hiking in the Gallatin National Forest and fly fishing in the Paradise Valley. Here’s a Beartooth Pass teaser- stay tuned for more!

What I take when I hike in the backcountry

I just came back from what should have been a 6 mile, low-key hike with the pups. Instead, we are cold, exhausted, drenched and a little freaked out because Mother Nature wanted to… Continue reading

5 Days in San Francisco

I just spent 5 days living the life in San Francisco. I went to San Fran for my annual scientific conference and spent some time with my science hat on, but was also… Continue reading

48 Hours in DC: Wine and Sailing

This DC girl is about to load up her Jeep, her dogs and move to the mountains with her Montana man. It was time to go home and say goodbye to my family… Continue reading

The Freedom to go to Africa

This summer I have 10 weeks of vacation. TEN WEEKS. No job, no boss, no schedule. The responsible part of me will spend some of this time writing manuscripts and my dissertation, but… Continue reading

48 Hours in Denver and Boulder

Thursday afternoon we left Pittsburgh for Colorado with one mission: find a new home in Denver to move in June. The Type A person that I am I lined up about 15 appointments… Continue reading