A real winner…

I have that song, “You don’t always get what you want…” stuck in my head. Probably cause I chant it to my kids often. But this time, it is echoing around the inside of my head, strumming to the beat of the flu. Yesterday we survived an epic adventure. Yesterday, we came head to head…

“Are the rocks really red, mom?”

To all who are wondering…Yes, the rocks are really red in Red Rock Canyon, NV. My kids were thrilled. Chris once said, “Don’t ever ask me to go to Vegas, cause I won’t.” The flashy lights, questionable everything, and quantity of cement and people – all of it stressed him out. And to be honest,…

Trailside Bike Park – Park City, UT

What to expect: This is by and far our favorite bike park for the kids! And they are perfect for the little Strider enthusiasts. (And the adult enthusiast too!) Here is a link with some pictures of everything the adults (or crazy kids) can do. But here is why we like it for the young…

Silver Falls State Park, OR

Seven years ago, almost to the day, Chris whisked (or rather dragged) me under a thundering, wet, magnificent water fall and asked me to marry him.  I don’t remember much of what he said.  In fact I could barely hear him over the roar.  But I’ve never forgotten the waterfalls.  So naturally every time we…