Last week, you caught me while I was in Iceland. Before leaving, I went on what was called the Golden Circle Tour. This included þingvellir, Gullfoss, and Geysir. þingvellir is an interesting geological place that gives visitors an opportunity to straddle the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. This won't be possible in another thousand … Continue reading Scotland
I went to Alaska last week and had a blast. There was so much to see, eat, and drink, that there just wasn't enough time. Upon flying into Anchorage on Wednesday, June 19, my first stop was at Bear Tooth Theaterpub. It was under construction and their limited menu did not include their amazing Cajun … Continue reading Pleepleus in Alaska
To make it easier to go to Decorah, I decided to sign up for a race. The Driftless Discovery Trail Runs offered 5 races: the Crater 50 and 25K's, Meteor 10K, Basin 5K, or the Lunar 1 mile kids fun run. Since I'm somewhat of a fit monkey, I elected for the Meteor 10K. I … Continue reading Pleepleus in Decorah
With the extra rain this year the Cottonwood "Falls" had much less of a fall than in previous years.
Although I have skied several times over the last decade, I have always been alone until last week. We met some friends in Taos, NM to enjoy a week of hiking, New Mexican craft beer, and some fine dining around Taos. I also had to throw some jiu jitsu practice in at 7000 feet (quite … Continue reading I Might Blow Out a Knee