Spontaneously Floating The Boise River

Many years ago, I became online friends with, for the sake of this blog post we’ll call him Job. One day, after months of witty banter back and forth online and every day phone calls full of joking, word puns, and talk of adventure, I asked Job, “what are you up to this weekend?”  Job…

A weekend at the Red River Gorge

With only two more weeks until one of my best friends leaves to go back to Michigan and then to embark on the journey of a lifetime, we decided to make the best of this past weekend with a trip to the Red River Gorge in Slade KY.  Our other friends Ben, the Gypsy Rover,…

Cabin Life

I woke up this morning with a chilly breeze seeping into the open part of my sleeping bag.  From inside the bag, I could barely see the morning light. Damn, I thought, I let the fire go out again. Since I moved to the cabin on the hill, I’ve been learning valuable lessons about how…

Business Turns Into Play on a Dreary Day in Lexington KY

A couple months ago, a lady contacted me through an ad I had on Craigslist about a camera I was selling. She told me that she lived in Hazard, KY which is about a six hour drive, but that she’d be in Lexington sometime in the upcoming months for work. With all the crazy responses…

A Wiener Dogs Birthday Party in Portland (Day 1)

Have you ever been to a wiener dog’s birthday party? No, I’m not kidding. No, this isn’t a joke. On December 1st I flew to Portland Oregon to help capture the memories at Kramer’s 1st birthday party to benefit the Oregon Dachshund Rescue Inc.. Kramer, the spunky little doxie, was born with genetic deformities. Had…

A Short Jaunt to Detroit

There’s an added travel opportunity when you have friends out of town. This Wednesday I packed a bag and filled up the Civic with way too expensive gas, headed for Detroit, MI to visit my friend B. Fair. I hadn’t been to the “D” since late in 2011, so thought it’d be great to spend…

An overdue trip to le’ Zoo!

So not only am I an adventuring gypsy, I’m also a nanny a few days a week for two little girls ages 1 and 5.  Since I like to share my passion for adventure, we created field trip Fridays, as an awesome way to close out the week with some fun and exploration.  Alaina (5)…