After a pretty devastating laptop crash immediately following my birthday, I am happy to announce that all of my photos have been recovered and that I can finally share some beautiful Yosemite pictures with you all! On September 10th, I entered my “late-twenties,” I guess you can say. I turned 27! That whole saying “age … More 10.16 Celebrating 27 in Yosemite National Park
About two weeks ago, the craziest thing happened: Al and I were given off on the same week. We were both between shows and somehow all the stars aligned to finally give us a week off…together. We almost couldn’t believe it. After the initial shock of it all, we immediately had the same thought: we … More 8.26 Hiking Split Mountain: California’s Least-Climbed 14er
Last weekend we attempted to summit Mt. Whitney – the tallest peak in the contiguous United States, at 14,505 ft. elevation. We didn’t make it. But as the famous John Muir would say, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” If you or someone you know is planning on hiking … More 6.22 Hiking Mt. Whitney; the tallest peak in the lower 48
I don’t think it’s any secret to anyone that something Alex and I really enjoy doing together is hiking. But we love it even more when we can bring our bull terrier pup, Marty, along with us! Bull Terriers aren’t particularly known for their endurance, so when it comes time for our all-day treks, we … More 5.30.18 The George F Canyon Trail
If you’ve been following along for a little while on this blog of mine, you may remember when Alex wrote a guest post about summiting Mt. Whitney in a day. He did it with his friend, Vince, in some crazy weather conditions, and the fact that they did it in a single day is accomplishment … More 5.23 Summiting Mt. Baldy
Today I thought I’d share some photos from one of our hikes last month — The Portuguese Bend Trail on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. We got up early one Sunday morning with the neighbors and brought the pups with us for a hike before settling down to watch hockey playoffs and eat Baked Mac N … More 5.5 The Portuguese Bend Trail in PV
A couple of weeks back, I went camping with a group of friends in Joshua Tree! While this won’t really be a wordy blog post by any means, I thought I’d share some of the photos I took over our weekend spent there! One goal that I’m working towards this year is utilizing my DSLR … More 4.29 Marty’s First Camping Trip; Joshua Tree!