National Parks – A 59 Point Bucket List

There are 59 formal National Parks and a whopping 418 National Park Sites which include battlefields, forests, preserves and more. While I have been to a number of sites, the total is so overwhelming that I need to focus on the Big 59. Even then, seeing this list seems overwhelming. There are just so manyContinue reading “National Parks – A 59 Point Bucket List”

I Ditched PA for Another Arizona Adventure

With February behind us, sunny and 65 meant no snow and mud skiing in the mountains of Southwestern PA. With warm temps and no snow, I made my way back for another Arizona adventure. And I must say, Christina Skis absolutely LOVES Arizona. I had a conference in Scottsdale, and when there’s a work thing,Continue reading “I Ditched PA for Another Arizona Adventure”

Ski Clinics for Chicks

According to The Ski Diva, and really any girl who rips out there, you notice your crew is usually all-male… mine was, at least. I, very much like the author of that post, don’t have many females to ride with. In my 2017 Ski Instructor search, I was one of 3 girls at the initiation session ofContinue reading “Ski Clinics for Chicks”

Finding My Parks, Finding Myself

I went from 0 to 5 pretty quickly this year, visiting National Parks for the first time from the east to the west side of the US. Some made me gasp, some made me cry, and all of them helped me learn a little more about myself. 1. Grand Canyon National Park, AZ The grandestContinue reading “Finding My Parks, Finding Myself”

Dreamin’ at 10,000 Feet

I had the opportunity to travel to Denver on business, so what other choice to extend this trip into a solo-tour of some of Colorado’s most recognized places? Day 1 – Denver – 5,430′ Spent a night in the new, super modern the ART, a hotel. I was too busy swimming in the bed and theContinue reading “Dreamin’ at 10,000 Feet”

A Quick Arizona Escape

This trip explores the three National Parks in Arizona, from north to south and some nice national forests, canyons and scenic drives in AZ. I am sure there are many, many more to explore, and visiting Arizona again is not out of the question. The only thing of popular note we missed is visiting the Havasu Falls area,Continue reading “A Quick Arizona Escape”