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50 Hikes 50 States–Oregon

50 Hikes 50 States–Oregon

50 Hikes 50 States--Oregon If you read our story about hiking Washington during our 50 Hikes 50 States Project, our Oregon hike's story is even worse. We don't have one picture of our weekend event from Oregon. Because, frankly, I didn't taken any photos inside the...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Washington

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Washington

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Washington Even FedEx wasn't going anywhere in Washington. After hiking 44 states without even a 10-minute delay, our travel god karma finally caught up to us in Washington on our 50 Hikes 50 States Project. When we left Denver's -5...

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US As COVID and the vaccine swirl in our communities, we're all itching to move after a year of not moving. With international travel still just on the horizon, this is the year to take advantage of the glorious hikes we have...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Idaho

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Idaho

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Idaho Idaho, with its odd shape and odd location, presented a challenge for us. It sits just a titch too far to drive from Denver, and it's too far away from the hikes we wanted to do in Oregon and Washington to be combined on a western...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Iowa

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Iowa

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Iowa After two flat hikes in a row, one in Oklahoma and the other in Kansas, our Colorado legs were itching for some ups and downs on our 50 Hikes 50 States Project. With Iowa being our destination for the day, I didn't have high hopes for...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Kansas

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Kansas

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Kansas Perhaps the giggle I get the most when talking about hiking all 50 states is the one about Kansas. "Does Kansas even have any hiking?" people have asked. Yes, by golly, it does. After spending a day driving from Oklahoma to Iowa...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Oklahoma

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Oklahoma

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Oklahoma Our trip to the midwest, something I felt would be a bit of a chore, delighted us at every turn. I mean, really, who thinks that hiking in the midwest would be interesting or challenging? To our surprise, as the 50 Hikes 50 States...

50 Hikes 50 States–Maine

50 Hikes 50 States–Maine

50 Hikes 50 States--Maine A last-day-of-summer hike in coastal Maine was the perfect antidote to summer 2020. I've hiked many times in Maine, including almost dying in Arcadia National Park. My sister has lived in Old Orchard Beach for many years, so I have often...

Google Fi Service After One Year Review

Google Fi Service After One Year Review

Google Fi Review after One Two Years Update: This post was updated October 2020 after using Fi for over two years. I have been using Google Fi for one two years. In that time, I have traveled to Chile, New Zealand, Australia, French Polynesia, Easter Island, Chile,...

The Black Heritage Trail Portsmouth NH Take a Good Walk

The Black Heritage Trail Portsmouth NH Take a Good Walk

The Black Heritage Trail Portsmouth New Hampshire: Take a Good Walk Download an interactive map of this walk. In a year where the world is changing, I've personally learned so much. It took the George Floyd shooting for me to wake up to so much I don't know about US...

50 Hikes 50 States–New Hampshire

50 Hikes 50 States–New Hampshire

50 Hikes 50 States--New Hampshire Sometimes, I don't pick the right hike. After researching and looking at many websites, I'll pick a hike that meets our criteria for our 50 Hikes 50 States Project, and off we'll go to the trailhead without doubt. But our New...