Our South American adventure was quickly coming to a close, and though we were wiped out from our mountain hike in Peru and museum escapades in Guayaquil we still had one last city to explore: Quito. As the capital of Ecuador, Quito sits just below orbit at 9,350′ and is the second highest capital in … More Neat-oh, Quito
Every time we get in the car, regardless of the season, I am so impressed with Pennsylvania’s scenery. It is an absolutely stunning state. Though we typically drive South or West, this weekend we packed up the camp gear, and the two dogs and headed North to the Appalachian Mountains. Nestled in the dense mountains … More Waterfall Shangri-la
Last time we talked I was feeling a little down and out, and still feeling the pangs of life in a new place. Since then, with a lot of driving, and a lot of u-turns (which don’t happen to be quite as legal here as they are in Texas) we have found our grocery store, … More Center Stage
For the past three years Britt and I have moved every 6 months. And I’m not talking about moving across town. We packed our lives up 6 times and moved country-to-country and state-to-state. It was exhausting, and knowing that we were going to be settled in Texas for several years was comforting. However, it has … More That Time of the Year
As I mentioned in an earlier post, we were hesitant (to say the least) about our move to Houston. After having had an excellent time at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, our spirits were high. Then, we pulled into a gas station 5 miles down the road and had a strange encounter. While Britt was getting … More Houston, a pleasant surprise!