Adjusting to a slower pace

I must admit, upon deciding to spend half our summer in Red River, New Mexico, I had no idea what I was really getting into. I just assumed that, as with any town, I would be able to… Read More

Cool Mountain Air – We Arrived in New Mexico

We made it to Red River, New Mexico and woke up this morning to a wonderful 50 degree day. So far, I am in love with this place. The air is crisp, cool and smells like a mixture… Read More

We’re going wheels down….to New Mexico

Before summer even started we began dreaming of traveling to Colorado for the summer again. We didn’t know how we could survive another summer in Austin…in an RV…with THREE kids. There were several problems holding us back though:… Read More

One year living in an RV with two toddlers

Our whole family thought we were crazy. Our friends all said it was cool, but inside they probably thought we had lost our mind. What parent in their right mind would live in 250 square-feet of space with… Read More

Guadalupe Mountains Trip ON FIRE

Ok, there weren’t any literal fires on this trip, but the first 30+ hours weren’t the most delightful. To start, we haven’t been on any trips of significant length since Colorado of last summer, aside from a short… Read More

Passing down a love for the outdoors

I love the freedom that living in an RV brings. It has allowed us to instill in our children a love for the outdoors. My son, who is only 16 months old is always chanting, “outsiiide, outsiiide,” any… Read More

2015 Wasatch 100 Race Report

I love what Leadville 100 founder Ken Chlouber says: “You are better than you think you are, and you can do more than you think you can.” The race itself was only a small part of the journey… Read More

Trip Report: The Great Salt Lake, Utah

   This was far and away the worst family adventure we have ever had. It wasn’t really the Great Salt Lake’s fault. We just had no idea how vehemently our kids would despise everything about this place.  The… Read More

Leadville Love and pacing for Leadville 100

I’m a mountain man at heart, so it might come as no surprise that I loved our stay in Leadville. The whole reason we came here though wasn’t just for the mountains and crisp cool (and dry) air…. Read More

Trip Report: Colorado National Monument, Grand Junction, CO

    We recently spent the night in Grand Junction, Colorado on our way to Utah. We arrived early enough to get in a little family adventure at the Colorado National Monument. This part of Colorado is so beautiful,… Read More