Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks/Etc., United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

Next up… Yellowstone!

It's been 29 years... but I'm finally going back to Yellowstone!!! You'd think living in Wyoming, I would've been to Yellowstone more than once.  But people forget how large our state really is - I'm about seven hours and 400 miles away from the park, so it's not just a weekend bop over to the… Continue reading Next up… Yellowstone!

Europe, Iceland, Waterfalls

Iceland 8-Day Winter Itinerary

In December 2019 I traveled to Iceland for the second time.  Though I've blogged each day separately, I've decided to compile more of the practical details (stops, restaurants, accommodations, tours, etc) into one post to share with anyone else who is planning a winter (specifically, New Year's Day-centered) trip to Iceland!  Blog posts were the… Continue reading Iceland 8-Day Winter Itinerary

Canada, Europe, Hiking, Iceland, Québec, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming

The 50th Earth Day

Today is the 50th Earth Day, and what a wonderful place Earth is!  But my heart aches for the suffering our planet - our home - is enduring.  As anthropogenic climate change warms our oceans, melts our glaciers, endangers countless habitats, and brings more severe weather, it can make me feel helpless.  The contiguous U.S.… Continue reading The 50th Earth Day

Europe, Iceland, Waterfalls

Finding Myself at 65°N – The Solo Icelandic Winter Adventure: Day 7 Hanging Out On Sólheimajökull

Day 7 - January 2, 2020 Ever been somewhere so windy that if someone opens the front door to the guesthouse, your ears pop from the pressure difference? No? Well, that's too bad!  😉 Needless to say, the weather got a little crazy overnight, and the brown landscape was blanketed with new snow and hurricane… Continue reading Finding Myself at 65°N – The Solo Icelandic Winter Adventure: Day 7 Hanging Out On Sólheimajökull

Europe, Iceland, Waterfalls

Finding Myself at 65°N – The Solo Icelandic Winter Adventure: Day 6 South Coast Adventuring

Day 6 - January 1, 2020 8am alarm wasn't as painful as I thought it would be after a 2am bedtime.  I had a big day planned that I was super excited for helped, though I did have some tinges of sadness that I didn't stay out and party in true NYE Icelandic style. Shower,… Continue reading Finding Myself at 65°N – The Solo Icelandic Winter Adventure: Day 6 South Coast Adventuring