Your Best Vegas Summer EVER, or, How Not to Melt in the 120 Degree Heat

We're quickly approaching the change of seasons here in Vegas, transitioning from the three nice weeks of dreamy Spring weather to the soul crushing hot hot summer scorch. While I prefer the fall and winter weather here, there are a number of ways I've found over the years to really enjoy the triple digit summers: … Continue reading Your Best Vegas Summer EVER, or, How Not to Melt in the 120 Degree Heat

Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Tour at Death Valley National Park

Death Valley is one of the most special places I've ever been. The vast, strange, quiet history of the desert is expansive. Every time we've been for a day trip or overnight, I've come home feeling replenished and restored. Well...almost every time. This past visit there was the great "food poisoning of 2018" event...but that … Continue reading Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Tour at Death Valley National Park

Sober in Vegas: Bristlecone Pine Loop & Hiking with a baby

Fall is here! Fall is here! And it lasts about 4 weeks in Vegas...sometimes less. So you're maybe wondering how do I get out there and enjoy autumn in Vegas? Look no further than the Bristlecone Pine Loop! This trail offers scenic views, changing colors of the leaves, and varied terrain. About an hour outside … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Bristlecone Pine Loop & Hiking with a baby

Sober in Vegas: Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #10, The Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo

I love the Strip--any of you following along here know that even though I grew up here, I am still as enamored with Las Vegas Boulevard as any tourist is! The problem is though that I can get overwhelmed easily. I'm an introvert that enjoys being in a lively environment with others....to a point. At … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #10, The Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo