Tag: Explore

Colorado: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Visiting the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve was probably one of my favorite things on this trip and I’d go back in a moment. The landscape is so surreal. I knew where we were going but its one thing to know and another to see the giant dunes rising up above you. Walking

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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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Unexpected Street Art

Abandon Hotel Mineral Wells Texas

After hiking at Lake Mineral Wells State Park we explored the actual town a bit. Mineral Wells is probably best well know for the Baker Hotel. A building that towers over the city, a now closed remnant from the 1930’s. We wanted to explore the area a bit and take some photos of the old

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Hiking Lake Grapevine

This last weekend was busy. It rained like crazy all day Saturday but Sunday was beautiful! One of my good friends was in town so I took her and a very excited Bear down to Katie’s Woods for a little hike along the lake shore. I know stuff like this looks neat but it bothers

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2018 in Review

2018 has been a good year and it has been my first full year of blogging! I hope that you all enjoyed reading my work because I enjoyed writing the posts. Here are some big things that happened this year. We visited the beach a bit and got to visit Galveston Island State Park and

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New Mexico: Sandia Crest

One of the neat things to do in Albuquerque is to take the tram up to Sandia Crest. Since we were in Albuquerque during the balloon fiesta the traffic at the tram was worse than usual. We got to the gate at 10am and were told that the wait time for the tram was an

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Weekend Wanderings: First Monday Trade Days

First Monday Trade Days

Recently I went to Canton’s First Monday Trade Days with a couple of friends that were in town. Now I have never been to trade days but was excited to go even though I was not sure what to expect.  I should have expected the chaos; I’ve been to plenty of festivals and I know

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Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Finally catching up a bit after having been on vacation. We spent a couple days in Canyon, Texas before heading to Albuquerque for the balloon fiesta. One of the things I was really looking forward to doing was hiking the Lighthouse Trail at Palo Duro Canyon State Park because despite having gone to college near

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