health, Travel

Top 5 Hikes in Glacier National Park

We recently went on the trip of a lifetime and, I must say, beautiful is an understatement. I was awestruck, mystified and utterly enchanted by Glacier National Park. I've been to Rocky Mountain National Park and GNP blew it out of the water! The towering mountains,  azure lakes and mountainside trails make for an unforgettable… Continue reading Top 5 Hikes in Glacier National Park

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lifestyle, Travel

Do Go Chasing Waterfalls 

This summer, I enjoyed an amazing adventure with a group of friends in Valentine, NE, home to the Niobrara River. This area is the definition of a hidden gem.  We set off in the afternoon with nine adventurous souls and their tubes roped together. Our friend's outdoorsy pup led the way.  The river itself was… Continue reading Do Go Chasing Waterfalls 

Food, lifestyle, Travel

How Food Can Help Us Achieve World Peace

Food is powerful. It can turn hangry  into happy, cranky into chummy. Even biblical Esau gave up his entire future for a mouthwatering bowl of stew. You can't deny there's a carnal power hidden in food. So, why not use that to change the world? To achieve world peace. You're not seeing the correlation? Allow… Continue reading How Food Can Help Us Achieve World Peace

lifestyle, Travel

Traveling Back in Time at The State Fair

State fairs always feel like a journey back in time to me. The celebration of agricultural successes, the "screw health!" cuisine, the historic buildings full of sweating spectators...it's all a little nostalgic.  Even the kids playing in street fountains makes me think of the days before AC, when water was the only way to cool… Continue reading Traveling Back in Time at The State Fair

lifestyle, Travel

Jamaica Adventures (with Sea Turtles, mon!)

Imagine sitting in a breeezy nighttime patio, waves crashing nearby and the aromas of hot plantains mingling with saltwater. Oh, and the love of your life is gazing out at the shadowy beach next to you. That was my reality while honeymooning in Jamaica. We basically lived in those tropical island calendar photos for a… Continue reading Jamaica Adventures (with Sea Turtles, mon!)