Bloomington Because of Monday

Is planning a vacation seven years in advance overdoing it? I hope not, because I’ve already got my sights set on a future road trip. My destination? Bloomington, Indiana. April 8, 2024. If you’re wondering why Bloomington, it’s because of Monday. Not to sound overly dramatic, but that day turned out to be one ofContinue reading “Bloomington Because of Monday”

Path of Partiality

24 hours to go until the Great Eclipse, and I’m pretty excited! I’ve read some people grumbling about the hype and how they’re sick and tired of hearing about it, but I figure this is essentially a once-in-a-lifetime experience and will be one of the coolest things I’ll ever witness. I am all in. WeContinue reading “Path of Partiality”

Tube Close for Comfort

Camping: it’s not for the faint of heart. The funny thing is, I always figured it would be a bear that posed the greatest danger to my well-being. Turns out it was the (not-so) mighty Wenatchee River that done near did us in. But as with any story, you gotta save the good stuff forContinue reading “Tube Close for Comfort”

Bear With Me

Hey, remember that longtime fear I’ve had about getting eaten by a bear? I knew I was right to worry. (If you don’t click on the link, I listed a bunch of random facts about myself. #2 was, “I’m sort of afraid I’m going to be eaten by a bear one of these days.”). Because that exactContinue reading “Bear With Me”

Juanito Told Lupe

It’s nice to have one food you are so good at making, you become “known” for it. People expect it whenever they come over for dinner. They ask for the recipe but, if it truly is “your thing,” they can never duplicate it. For me, that is guacamole. (Side note: I was walking through theContinue reading “Juanito Told Lupe”