Sometimes Mom gets away too!

Things might be a little quiet on the Kid Project front because this mom is throwing on a loaded backpack and hitting the trail with a group of women for four days. Yes, four days of backpacking and hopefully in the end some refreshed spirits and successful summits of Mt. Belford (14,197′), Mt. Oxford (14,153′)…

Sleepless in America

Well, we are off on a new type of adventure… an all church campout with a couple hundred people. A different type of camping for us indeed! But I wanted to leave you with some interesting information on sleep…since you know, I am horrible about getting to bed at a reasonable hour in the summer….

Out on a limb…

And all I have to say is… This last week was sort of gut wrenching. It wasn’t just one call, one email, one Facebook post. It was many. Cancer and depression and heart problems…hard pregnancies, hard marriages, hot fires. Where are you wife? Chris questioned the vacant expression that accompanied me most of Saturday. I…

Chains of inspiration

Happy Easter everyone! We are headed down to Moab but I figured I would leave you with this…oh and a tip to keep stopping by this week cause we have a guest blogger on board while we are out playing in the sun. Honestly, I don’t really like the whole “chain letter” thing. You know,…

“We are outta here!”

Hi friends! While you are reading this we are doing one of two things, OK, maybe three: Road tripping through southern Utah, and stopping to pee cause this mom drinks too much coffee! Climbing some fun and awesome routes in Red Rocks, NV. Hanging with some GREAT friends in Moab, UT and adventuring for the…

The depressing state of our snowfall…

OBN (Outdoor Blogger Network) asked how the snowfall was in our neck of the woods (Utah) this year. In one word: de·press·ing/diˈpresiNG/ Adjective: Causing or resulting in a feeling of miserable dejection In one photo? The one above.  We got 2 inches of snow one day and the poor kids in the neighborhood scraped every…

Word for the year:

So last year I was asked by my yoga instructor to come up with one word that describes something I want to pursue, change or experience during the up and coming year. To set an intention, so to speak. Last year my word was “tranquil.” This made sense to me. We had a lot of…