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

Stroller Friendly Hikes, Trails, and Outdoor Spaces in Las Vegas

I've written before about how hiking and the outdoors has been a huge part of my sobriety. And last year when I had my daughter, I found that trying to research stroller-friendly trails and outdoor spaces here in Vegas was difficult. At the time I didn't yet have my child carrier backpack (sidenote: this was … Continue reading Stroller Friendly Hikes, Trails, and Outdoor Spaces in Las Vegas

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