After our Vermont/New York/Ohio adventures, we made the decision to head through the Heartland, towards Yellowstone once again. Why visit someplace we’ve already been? Well…so many reasons really. The fact that we have a close friend, who happens to be a Park Ranger in Yellowstone is a big part of wanting to return. Also, …

We’re realizing on our travels (and with life in general) that Plan A doesn’t always make sense and that it’s okay to go with Plan B or C. Sometimes, changes in plans lead to equally good (if not better) experiences and this is something we’re trying to embrace more and pass on to the …

What’s cool about the National Park Service is that the give you shiny badges that say: Junior Park Ranger, all for free! Well, kind of.

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, we, like so many others, are spending maybe a bit more time than we typically might reflecting on the many blessings we have received this year. It has thus far has been quite a bit different than last. This, in itself, is something to be thankful …

Sometimes, the longest hikes can leave you with memories you will never forget. Recently in our travels, we stayed with my dad’s old buddy Pete, who is now a Yellowstone Park Ranger. Since Pete was letting us stay with him, he suggested that we go up to Observation Peak, and spend the night. We …