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Run the Edge Run the Year Review

Run the Edge Run the Year Review

A Run the Edge/Run the Year Review for 3 Years If you're looking for a year-long goal to keep you accountable to movement and health, a good place to look is the Run the Edge/Run the Year challenge. For walkers, it's a great tool to motivate and keep you moving every...

Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Hikers, Nomads, and Travelers 2020

Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Hikers, Nomads, and Travelers 2020

Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Hikers, Nomads, and Travelers 2020   It's been quite a year, and I think most of us are ready to say good riddance to 2020. We are all wishing for a 2021 full of health and travel. With those visions in mind, I give to you the Eat...

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,...

Bombas Sock Review After One Year

Bombas Sock Review After One Year

Bombas Socks Product Review, Like No Other As with any new product, it's easy to write a positive review once you use it the first time. With socks, this is particularly true. But I put my Bombas to the test for a year two years three years, and here's my Bombas sock...

5 Clever Gifts for Women Travelers

5 Clever Gifts for Women Travelers

5 Clever Gifts for Women Travelers Traveling around the world and going on walking vacations require excellent gadgets and gizmos to really enjoy a trip. If you've got a friend, a mom, a girlfriend, or maybe an aunt who likes to travel around the world, is active, and...

My First Long-Distance Road Trip in a Tesla Model 3

My First Long-Distance Road Trip in a Tesla Model 3

My First Long-Distance Road Trip in a Tesla Model 3 I've done a lot of road tripping. I've also owned an electric vehicle since 2011. But I've never done a long-distance road trip in an electric vehicle. Until now. Last week I said goodbye to my third Nissan Leaf,...

China for $299–How the Deal Works

China for $299–How the Deal Works

China for $299--Is It Worth It? You may have seen the ads or gotten the links in travel emails like TravelZoo. China, all inclusive, for $299 from New York or Los Angeles. It sounds too good to be true. I took the bait, and this is what I found. It's true. Flights,...

Update: Change your Lifestyle, Lose Weight: A Year Later

Update: Change your Lifestyle, Lose Weight: A Year Later

Fat and 51 Summer 2019 Update: Once again, I feel the need to update my lifelong journey in weight management. If you've followed along, in January 2018, I signed up for the State of Slim program (see below) and lost over 30 pounds. I then went on my 5-month journey...

Tips for Visiting Meow Wolf as an Adult

Tips for Visiting Meow Wolf as an Adult

Meow Wolf--Not Just for Kids If you've researched a trip to Santa Fe, NM, you've surely come across references for the greatest new option in Santa Fe, Meow Wolf. Adding dimension to Santa Fe's arts scene is the latest in art-utainment, Meow Wolf, an immersive art...

Dear European Hostel Owner

Dear European Hostel Owner

An open letter to European Hostel Owners-- Dear European Hostel Owner; My 14-year old daughter and I (aged 50) just completed a 30-day romp through your wonderful countries. We started in Lisbon and left out of Dublin, staying in Lisbon, Faro, Sevilla, Granada,...

Next Door Stapleton Restaurant Food Review

Next Door Stapleton Restaurant Food Review

Welcome to Next Door Stapleton In full disclosure, the Kitchen/Next Door franchise has given me three free meals so far while I've lived in Denver. The first was when Car2Go came to town and had a big kick-off party at The Kitchen. Then second is when they treated...