Exploring Wyoming

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When you think of Wyoming, your mind will likely conjure up an array of mental images such as ruggedly handsome cowboys riding capable horses, substantial tumbleweeds blowing aimlessly in the unmerciful winds, the majestic beauty of the Grand Tetons, or … Continued

Exploring South Dakota

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The Badlands This 40 mile scenic byway along highway 240 is a geological wonderland. Unfortunately, I’m not a geologist. I am however a lover of fantastic shapes, stark contrasts, and interesting facts. Did you know that The Badlands are a … Continued

June ’19: The Proof is in Idaho

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In a completely non-religious context—Heaven exists. I have proof. This month, check out the Bench Lakes Trail, Adelmann Mine Trail, van progress, and hear a funny story about mormon crickets. As you all know by now, I love Idaho. This … Continued

Unshackled: Thoughts from an Untethered Mind

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Clarity My mind is lulled by the fluttering leaves, gentle breeze, and warmth of the afternoon sun. Eyes closed, I try to clear my head of all thoughts. It takes a moment to decompress; to allow the brain to limit … Continued

May ’19: Hikes, Bikes, and YIKES!

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Hikes My love affair with Idaho has been burning bright for the last 2 years and I’m almost positive the flame will never be stifled. Not only am I filled with a passion and desire to explore this heavenly state, … Continued

April ’19: Renewed

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Spring is finally here. The snow is melting, trees are in full bloom, and the sun feels glorious on my vitamin D deficient skin. The cold, bleak winter has passed and I feel renewed. Happiness and optimism flows so naturally … Continued

March ’19: Crawling

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As the old proverb says, “You have to learn to crawl before you can walk”. Well, let me tell you, March has been a month of crawling. There is a lot of research that goes into a van build. Of … Continued

February ’19: Cooped Up & Cranky

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Brrrrrrr I think I jinxed it when I mentioned in January’s blog that the winter weather had been mild because February has been the worst! I shouldn’t complain, we haven’t really had it THAT bad. It’s just been dreary, rainy, … Continued