Connecting with nature is a fundamental and enriching experience that brings numerous physical, mental, and emotional benefits. Many of you know, and some do not but Stella and I thoroughly enjoy the time we spend kayaking wherever our adventures take us. Here we are paddling on Lake Coeur d'Alene or technically, Lake Chatcolet during our … Continue reading POTW: Connecting with Nature
https://youtu.be/fnQG9xHQC9M Biking the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes, situated in the heart of the picturesque Coeur d'Alene region in Idaho, offers an unforgettable journey through nature and history. Stretching 72 miles, this scenic trail has become a mecca for cyclists, hikers, and nature enthusiasts. With its breathtaking landscapes, rich biodiversity, and intriguing historical sites, the … Continue reading Biking the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes
https://youtu.be/m8ot1dwSllg Have you ever wondered what it is like driving above the clouds? If so, let's take a journey from the summit of Mount Evans down to Echo Lake. Pay close attention, there are steep drop-offs and wildlife to be on the watch for, particularly the marmots, they tend to be right on the edge … Continue reading Driving above the Clouds
Our Rainy Idaho Adventure began in Stanley, Idaho, one of our favorite places to visit. It is home to the Sawtooth Mountain Range. Recently, we made our annual visit to Stanley to spend time at Redfish Lake and Stanley Lake. Unfortunately, it rained for most of our trip so we were unable to do much … Continue reading Rainy Idaho Adventure
We purchased Anderson Hitches ~ EZ Blocks for our 2022 Winnebago Micro Minnie FLX 2108DS travel trailer. Prior to our purchase, we used the traditional orange stacking blocks. While the Anderson Hitches ~ EZ Blocks are a high-quality product, I am not convinced that they provide "enhanced" stability from other products, in our particular situation. … Continue reading Anderson Hitches ~ EZ Blocks
The Black Hills of South Dakota welcomed us with a rainy cloak over the Memorial Day weekend. But the rain and thunderstorms did not entirely prevent us from exploring the unique, mesmerizing beauty of this place. It awed me (Stella) to the degree that the area felt religiously sacred to me. The land, once belonging … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend: Black Hills of South Dakota
2023 has been an emotionally charged year for us, for a multitude of reasons. And the culmination of those situations significantly impacted our winter travels. With that said, we only embarked on two winter trips in 2023, both of which were to Grand Lake. Even though that is all we did, those trips possessed elements … Continue reading 2023 Winter Wrap-Up and What’s Next?