Tag: Adventure Like You Give a Damn

Hiking Huntsville State Park

The weather has gotten really nice lately and on the way back from Houston recently I decided to stop and visit Huntsville State Park. The cool weather and and the beauty of the trees were calling my name and Bear and I needed a hike. The day we went the park was quite busy –

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Colorado: Introduction

In September Keltin and I spent a week exploring beautiful Colorado with his parents and we stayed busy visiting breweries, small mountain towns and hiking every chance we got. I hope that these posts can help you explore this beautiful state! Where is your favorite place to visit in Colorado? Or what is your favorite

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Belize: Final Thoughts

Visiting Belize with my sisters was an unbelievable trip. It was a chance to explore a new place and grow our relationship. We had an amazing time diving and fishing. After a lot of discussion the only thing we decided we would have changed was how long we stayed. We needed an extra day after

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Hiking Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Bear and I had a free Saturday while Keltin did photography and radio for Tarleton sports and I decided the day would be best spent outdoors and in nature. We spent most of the day hiking the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. It is $5 per adult to enter and dogs are welcome as

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Belize: Half Moon Caye and the Aquarium

Our final two dives in Belize were fantastic. We dove the cliffs of two atolls. It is odd going up over the edge of coral and one moment you are swimming in turquoise water and directly on the other side is dark deep blue with no points of reference. I loved it and would do

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Hiking Horseshoe Trail – Lake Grapevine

Keltin and I love to get out on the trail and taking Bear out to explore. We also love finding local trails and recently discovered Horseshoe Trail just a few miles from our place. This is a fairly busy hiking and biking trail that gives you plenty of shade and occasional views of the lake.

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Belize: Introduction

Brooke has wanted to go on a girls beach trip for a few years now and we are finally at the point where it was not just a dream but a trip we could make happen. We planned this adventure six months out and none of us can believe that it is already over and

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Hiking Lake Mineral Wells State Park

It has been a while since Keltin and I took Bear on a good hike and we decided to head up to Lake Mineral Wells State Park recently. We go there early to beat the crowds and hopefully the heat. We actually managed fairly well on those two fronts only to nearly drowned in the

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Texas Hill Country

For Memorial Day weekend Keltin and I visited the Fredericksburg in the Texas hill country. Rolling hills covered with trees or with neatly plotted vineyards. The roads were lined with wild flowers. Bright spots of color against a bright green background. It was a beautiful and busy weekend. We aren’t the type to relax to

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Study Abroad: Cinque Terre: Swimming in the Mediterranean

One of the things that I remember most about visiting Cinque Terre was swimming in the Mediterranean. It was after lunch and the day was so hot. The water was an translucent blue with hints of gray and it was cold, so cold. I’m not sure if it was so cold because the day was

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