Yellowstone National Park: Mammoth Hot Springs and Norris Geyser Basin

After an exhilarating hike outside Bozeman, we drove through the rain to the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park -- the first major stop on my birthday road trip. Despite arriving just after lunchtime, which is much later then we would typically arrive at any national park. we had no trouble entering and driving to …

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Hiking to the Bozeman ‘M’

After a great afternoon exploring Missoula, Montana, we headed southeast toward the first major destination of my birthday road trip: Yellowstone National Park. Along the way we were passing by Bozeman so we decided to detour through town and then check out the infamous 'M' hike immediately outside of town. Bozeman was a little crazy …

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Moseying Around Missoula

Since we moved to Washington, we've always taken a motorcycle trip to celebrate my birthday. This year, Brian had mapped an epic itinerary through British Columbia that included taking the bikes on a 10-hour ferry ride from Vancouver Island to Bella Coola followed by amazing days hiking and winding our way through B.C. to Whistler …

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What I’m Reading During COVID-19 Quarantine

Diversifying my next round of reading We've been very fortunate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Both our jobs are intact and easily done from the safety of our homes. We love spending time together and have used the hours I'm not commuting to partner on projects around the house or binge watch shows on Hulu. When …

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Riding the Glenwood/Klickitat Loop

After a great day riding along the upper Columbia River Gorge from Lynnwood to Lyle, Washington, we were ready to tackle day two: several hundred miles of riding a loop near Mount Adams, an additional leg of the Columbia River Gorge east to Kennewick, and a jog west back to Naches where we had a …

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