Tag Archives: Hiking

Motivation and Four Types of Fatigue

Someone asked me a question about motivation today, and frankly, I have a unique experience with motivation and loosing all motivation only to carry on in some sort of empty way. The daily work of acquiring and spending motivation is … Continue reading

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My Hiking Princess

J┬áhiked two miles into a canyon. This is one of my favorite things that happened while we were at Bandolier National Monument. Over the last few years, I have taken J on longer walks and hikes before. Once when she … Continue reading

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Bandolier National Monument

Mesa Verde really steals Bandelier National Monument’s thunder. Mesa Verde has a little more wow factor and a little bit grander buildings, but there’s a lot to offer in this little canyon an hour outside of Santa Fe. We came … Continue reading

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Birthday, Stomach Bugs, and a Shingles Update

I’m taking a small break from Santa Fe posts because yesterday was my birthday, and as is now the tradition on my birthday, I was sick with a stomach bug and the coughing brought back the pain of the shingles. … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe is one of the oldest cities in the entirety of the United States. It’s also only a few short hours away from where we live, and for spring break we bagged a tremendous deal on group on for … Continue reading

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Palo Duro Canyon: A Big Playground for Runners and Mountain Bikers

Some people come all the way to Palo Duro, the second largest canyon system in the United States, to drive up to the overlook at the visitors center just to stop there. Sure, they get some good and spectacular pictures, … Continue reading

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Upper Fish Creek Falls

We headed back up Fish Creek Falls. This time we were on a mission, to get to the upper falls and if we had enough time – on to Long Lake. Pictures were taken at the lower falls a few … Continue reading

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