Never stop exploring! That needs to be my motto, because every time I think I know what I will see when out hiking, I am surprised by what I find. Case in point, Walnut Canyon, I have been to the city of Flagstaff, Arizona area numerous times and yet this unbelievable ancient settlement was just over 10 miles from the city. I decided to check it out on a whim while I was picking out high altitude training spots. I am so glad I chose this amazing place! Continue reading “Walnut Canyon National Monument”→
I’m a big believer that to really see a country, you have got to explore it on foot. Taking unexpected paths will lead you to hidden treasures and amazing adventures!
My recent trip to the Welsh countryside was even better then I had hoped for. I had been wanting to explore an area that wasn’t a popular tourist destination and when the opportunity came to visit good friends in Wales, I knew I had found my newest hiking and touring destination.Continue reading “Discovering Wales”→
If you have followed my blog for a while, you have probably noticed that I like to mix up fashion with some really fun hiking adventures. What you may not know is that I am the least likely person to begin a serious hiking hobby at the age of 57 then most people.Continue reading “Angels Landing & Facing Fears”→
Some adventures come not from traveling or climbing mountains but from trying new styles and very different looks. I’m the woman who is usually in conservative office suits, simple dresses or jeans. Today I’m trying out a free spirited, bohemian look, that fits right in with my desert views. Continue reading “Boho Desert Chic”→
“Life was made for good friends and great adventure” – Proverb
I love this quote because it combines two of my favorite things. I can’t think of a better person who exemplifies what it means to help us enjoy making new friends and experiencing incredible adventures. Molly Mathis, founder of MoJo Active Adventures.
You know you are having a good week when someone you admire, respect and look up to honor’s you with a nomination for the Sunshine Blogger Award!I am so touched and flattered that my friend Amy Lynn Kennedy of Your Favorite Chapter and IG @yourfavoritechapter, even considered me for this wonderful award given from bloggers to fellow bloggers who inspire creativity and positivity by bringing sunshine to the blogging community. Continue reading “THE SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD”→
There is nothing like a big hiking trip with a looming deadline to motivate me to get back into prime hiking shape. To be honest, I really slacked off during the holidays and once I realized my trip to Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon in Utah was a few short weeks away, I knew it was time to get serious. I needed to consult experts to help me update my equipment and plan my training schedule. Continue reading “HIKING Advice from the Experts”→