Let’s all Enjoy the Super Bloom Like Adults and Leave No Trace

Something insane has happened in southern California and people are losing their minds, their sanity and their common sense. It rained. Yes, its called winter weather. Please calm down. There is really no need to panic. In the last few weeks, California’s drought may be over, fantastic news but it is erasing peoples use of …

Winter Travel Tips; Smart Travel to your Snowy Mountain Destination

Imagine this; It’s a pristine snowy winters morning at the cabin you rented in the rural mountain town set amidst the pines. The morning air smells of wood smoke and pine sap from the surrounding wilderness as you stand on the front porch in your favorite Ugg’s and North Face coat sipping a cappuccino spiked …

The Hungry Mountaineer’s Favorite St Patrick’s Day Healthy Snacks

It’s St Patrick’s Day and that has everyone asking the question, just how Irish am I? Our families heritage is not Irish at all but somehow my dad has a red beard and both my brothers have red hair. Yet we are not Irish. I was over at my parent’s house recently and my dad …

A Salute to Johnnie

January, 2019. My day at work was ninety percent awesome and ten percent I need a beer. Today I tried to drive a golf cart for the first time. I more then less failed but now I can write “Can operate a golf cart” on my resume. I’ve driven an eighteen wheeler with thirty-two gears, …

You Go Girl! (A Tale of Winter Time Bladder and Traffic Emergencies at 7,000 Feet)

I never thought I would be that stranded stressed out motorist that you see on the news in a rainstorm who slept in her car because the rural mountain road washed out. You know the ones I’m talking about during the great blizzard of ’06, shivering in her car and wondering if she’s going to …