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
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
Did you know that the wrong pair of shoes can land you in a CAT scan machine for running injuries? Sorry for the blatant scare tactic, but this actually happened to one of my best friends. If this post spares one person from having a similar experience, it will be worth it. As my friend… Continue reading Find Your Perfect Running Shoes With These 5 Questions
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
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
Olympian Aurimas Didžbalis may not have won silver, but he definitely won our hearts.
There's something enchanting about treasure boxes. They sit quietly, guarding their contents until the day a curious soul discovers them. My mother's jewelry box was like this. I remember exploring its contents as a kid, gingerly holding each earring or trinket. I'd examine all the intricate details, smell the aged brass. It's fascinating to touch… Continue reading A Private Tour into My Beloved Treasure Box