Backpacking North Inelt Trail

Backpacking North Inelt Trail

After our return from Nepal, we spent about one week at home being punished by our dogs and visited by our friends. Soon enough, we were packing up again for a road trip. We spent a few days in Las Vegas for a work conference, then got out of the extreme shifts...
Desert to Mountains

Desert to Mountains

I am reminded over and over again about the beauty of living in the Inland Empire (even as the temperature is currently soaring over 100 degrees). The past few weekends have been spent transversing the diverse terrain of this beautiful land. I cherish the privilege to...
What I Ate Wednesday-The Weekend Edition

What I Ate Wednesday-The Weekend Edition

I generally do these What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW) posts to show what a vegan eats on a typical, busy day. I thought I would also show what a vegan eats on a non-typical day, one where there is no meal plan or food prepped, no schedule or obligations. This is what my...
Estes Park

Estes Park

I spent the second week of my winter break in Estes Park, Colorado. My mother-in-law moved to Estes Park in June and I can see her attraction to this beautiful, small town. Estes Park sits right at the entrance to Rocky Mountain National park, there is no shortage of...
Mt Baldy Hike

Mt Baldy Hike

This past weekend my trainer from the gym invited me to hike with her and a group up Mt. Baldy. I told her I would think about it….I was first going to say no. I had “too much to do.” I was busy all day Sunday and should really take Saturday to...