olympic np

in january, I had knee surgery and so for the month and a half after, I had to keep to low-key activities for full recovery. it was boring as hell and I was getting ansty for new explorations but alas, my knee recovered. we started off in central washington trying to get to this ice cave…

norway/sweden

for four days, we traded ubiquitous sunshine in southern california for darkness in northern norway and if I’m being honest, it scared me. I’ve read about it before so I thought that I would be prepared but I wasn’t. driving from oslo, we were surrounded by beauty: mountains on our right and the north atlantic ocean…

grand teton national park

I don’t even know where to start. I’m probably going to have to use my journal because I’m always at a loss of words when it comes to the grand tetons. I know that yellowstone is the prized possession of wyoming but holy crap, the grand tetons! I left the park with these feelings that I…

yellowstone national park

I’ve been putting yellowstone and grand tetons off for awhile now… I’ve had a hard time figuring out how I wanted to say certain things, more so in the grand tetons entry but adventures are piling up soooo….. we had been planning yellowstone for weeks. each week for a month we were supposed to go…

honeymoon part I – denmark

right after we got engaged, we both knew that we wanted our honeymoon to serve a purpose rather than solely devoting two weeks to our own desires. it’s funny because we both didn’t know it but we were both trying to buy surprise honeymoon tickets for each other… except that I wasn’t sneaky enough and…

horseshoe roadtrip: az, nm, co, ut

There were a lot of reasons why Court and I did this roadtrip but one of the main ones was having quality sister time before I got married. We stopped off first in Vegas to visit Lauren and then early the next morning left for Sedona. And by the way, everyone always stops at the…