Category Archive: Life

Our Unexpected Road Trip Courtesy of United Airlines

The Boy and I woke up yesterday at 0530 to head to the airport for an 0800 flight to Billings, Montana, to spend the holidays with his family. All week I’ve been dreaming… Continue reading

My first scarf!

Ok, this is supposed to be an adventure blog, but I’m not some one dimensional endurance athlete. No, I’m multifaceted! In addition to ranging the backcountry, I apparently knit, too. Ok, I don’t… Continue reading

Tumor Tyke

Our old, beloved, lab-retriever, Tyke went in yesterday to have a tumor removed from his shoulder. It’s possible it’s just a fatty lump, but it’s also possible that it’s a malignant tumor. Part… Continue reading

My Hippie Thanksgiving with Lytro

For my birthday in June, The Boy got me a new camera. A weird new camera. A Lytro. It is a camera with an infinite depth of field. For those who aren’t fluent… Continue reading

Rescuing Wally

In January, we rescued this little furball. Ok, he wasn’t a little furball, he was a giant furball. At 12 months old, Wally was a gorgeous 85 pound Bernese Mountain dog. He was… Continue reading

Playing Dress Up

This weekend one of my best friends got married. He and I grew up together and have lots in common (like a love of good whiskey and a knack for getting into trouble… Continue reading

Mt. Evans Sunrise

This morning me and The Boy woke up at 4 am to catch the sunrise at Mt. Evans. The Mt. Evans bypass is the highest paved road in the US and even though… Continue reading

First Week of Work

I was a train wreck this week. The Boy is out of town* so I was flying solo and everything was new: waking up at 5 am, driving to work (I used to… Continue reading

My Last First Day of School

Today was my last first day of school. I proudly entered the 23rd grade (really); it’s  my final training  year as a psychology resident before I earn my doctorate. I noticed some similarities… 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