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Archive for October, 2014

Planning and Prep

Anyone who knows me knows I am a planner and a worrier. These are my worst Type A personality traits that I inherited from my father, who books Thanksgiving dinner more »

Marriage By Numbers – The 8th Anniversary Edition

8 memorable, adventure-filled years married 7 times we’ve rented a moving truck (Penske rocks!) 6 cats fostered  5 zip codes shared (of legitimate places we’ve lived for more than a more »

Currently: October

Current mood:  Excited! Anxious! Overwhelmed! NZ trip planning brings out a range of emotions!  Currently thankful for:  Carving out some quality time with J’s side of the family here in more »

Our Beloved Sponsors

It is no secret that J & I are gear heads. We couldn’t tell you who is running for the next election, but we could tell you what the latest more »

Our Next Adventure: Going Tramping in Middle Earth

Tramp [verb]: to walk long and far, hike, march or trudge. to wander about as a vagabond. to walk for sport or recreation To some (okay, most), backpacking means schlepping more »

Backpacking Oregon: Eagle Cap Wilderness – Lakes Basin

First thing first. Happy birthday J!!!! Today he turns 38. This means, it’s just 2 years until he hits the big 4-0! However, he still acts 18 or so. Anyone more »

Backpacking Oregon: Timberline Trail

We may be leaving Oregon in a week, but we will be back. We have to be back. We have some major unfinished business in the Mt. Hood Wilderness of more »