Moments & Misadventures :: Bourbon Street, Beignets, & Voodoo…I must be in NOLA

Moments & Misadventures :: Bourbon Street, Beignets, & Voodoo…I must be in NOLA

Without question one of the country's best known party towns is New Orleans. This riotous town is full to the brim with intriguing places, cultural interests, and fantastic food. It really feels like you've stepped into a different world there. My day started out at the cemetery. (What, you mean you don't start any city [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: But Where is the Beach???

Moments & Misadventures :: But Where is the Beach???

Whenever I thought about the island of Aruba, I always imagined endless miles of white sand beach along that bright blue water. So when my friends and I arrived in the capital city Oranjestad we were ready for a day of beach paradise there on the sand. We signed up for a tour of the [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: Snapshots From The Road

Moments & Misadventures :: Snapshots From The Road

I have had a lot of road trips throughout my life. Up one coast, down the other, and through the middle in every which way- these road trips have taken me all over the place. In all of these road trips there are of course the places you purposefully go to, but there are also [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: Camels Don’t Spit, They Sing

Moments & Misadventures :: Camels Don’t Spit, They Sing

Ah, that special time in every traveler's life when they get to experience a camel ride for the first time. By no means the most comfortable way to travel (I get saddle sore just thinking about it), it is still an experience that everyone should have at least once. Our group had been traversing through [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: Rio From the Bottom to the Top

Moments & Misadventures ::  Rio From the Bottom to the Top

A cool morning dawned upon Rio de Janeiro and I looked out from our hotel window onto the beautiful Copacabana Beach. It was August which meant Brazil's wintertime, which felt like springtime in the states so the weather was perfect for exploring this beautiful city. The beach was quite peaceful with only a few beach [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: My Peggy, What A Lovely Cove You Have!

Moments & Misadventures :: My Peggy, What A Lovely Cove You Have!

It was a blustery day as we drove up the coast from Halifax following the winding road towards Peggy's Cove. This small fishing village holds the claim of one of the most photographed places in all of Canada. So with that recommendation coupled with a long love of lighthouses we decided that we had to [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: Icebergs and Iditarod

Moments & Misadventures :: Icebergs and Iditarod

When you tell people that you're heading to Alaska in the wintertime, you will probably be met with a long pause, a confused look, and then with "Alaska? In the winter?...Why?" At least that was the reaction that I got from most people when I announced where I was going. And I guess I can [...]

Moments & Misadventures :: Cheers of Butterbeers

Moments & Misadventures :: Cheers of Butterbeers

This week, Brad and I are celebrating 3 years of the wild adventure called marriage. In that time we moved from Utah to Florida, became expert Disneyworld patrons, saw every part of the Space Coast, got evacuated with Hurricane Dorian, moved from Florida to Tennessee in the middle of a pandemic, bought a house, and [...]