My major December work is finished at the restaurant! It’s always the toughest month of the year for work, which translates into a tough month to train through. I was on a solid 6 day a week spree ,but finally succumbed to then need to just crank through some work, much needed rest, and the […]Read More Time To Get Back At It!
I pulled the trigger and signed up for the Rock and Roll Arizona Half Marathon. I’ve been feeling pretty good running and wanted to go ahead and commit, so much easier to maintain motivation once you’ve paid your entry fee! I haven’t been running very fast lately, but it has felt good and I’ve been […]Read More Signed Up
While it has nothing to do with backpacking or the outdoors, my wife and are are big fans of animals! Our dog, Walter and my wife’s parent’s dog, Chula, are raising money for the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA by being dog models in their book! Your vote could help them get on the […]Read More Walter the Dog in the Classy Canines Book!
I was hoping to have a solid summer of biking and hiking, but I just haven’t had the motivation to go out in the Phoenix heat! For a long time I’ve been able to deal with and train through the summer, but in the past few years it has really started to effect me. I […]Read More The Summer Heat is Bringing Me Down
A fun afternoon at Canyon Lake, Az. Hanging out with our dog and a little SUP time. mixed in.Read More Afternoon at Canyon Lake
On our 3 trips to Kentucky together my wife had never been to the Red River Gorge. We were in Kentucky this time as a quick trip for my nephew’s graduation, and since we had some time on Monday we made the hour drive down the Bert T Combs Mountain Parkway. Back in the early […]Read More Touring around the Old Stomping Grounds
Working in the restaurant industry in Phoenix necessitates taking vacations during the summer. While it can be a little warm in Phoenix, I’m still able to do a decent amount of outdoor activities and get away for some cool backpacking. One of the first escapes should be a few days car camping with my wife. […]Read More This Summer’s Adventures
Lucy lives the good life, she also gets many pets! And yes we watch Law & Order…Read More Our #Cat is a hedonist…
Pat’s Run, the race honoring Pat Tillman, was April 26th in Tempe, Az. This was the 10th year, and like always, they had a huge turnout! I woke up about 5 and grabbed some coffee as I headed towards downtown Tempe. Walking to the start area you are in a sea of the yellow race […]Read More Pat’s Run
We just got back from a visit to Amy’s home town, San Antonio. The main purpose of the trip was to see Wicked at the Majestic Theater, but we also got to visit with her family and good friend and cruise around the Riverwalk! We got to the airport 2 hours ahead of our flight […]Read More Spring San Antonio Trip