As we are full-on skiing (!!!) and haven't hit the hiking trails for some time, it seems like a timely moment to summarize the hiking season in Zermatt. First of all, we lucked out weather-wise with a serious lack of rain. This, obviously, benefitted us, but is concerning long-term for a place that depends on … Continue reading Hiking highlights
Although it technically isn't summer (we're still a week shy of that date), it has felt like summer since mid-May, and our yard would definitely agree with that sentiment! It has already been a scorcher here in Colorado, and, yes, the fire season kicked off with a vengeance. It is WAY too early for fire … Continue reading Sizzling summer (already?)
Now that summer has "officially" begun - at least for me - I feel compelled to take a moment and look back on Spring 2017. I would describe it as a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Let me say, that mid-life crisis thing is REAL! One thing that is contributing to some of the emotional … Continue reading Spring highlights
I know, I know! I am one of those people who abandoned my blog for, quite literally, months. I have something of a defense for the "blog" inertia. I associate the summer months with road trips, biking, hiking, hanging out with family and friends, reading good books, drinking (probably too much), the occasional sunburn, and, … Continue reading Fall awakening
Happy Leap Day! I'll finish writing about Thailand soon - promise! But it's quite fun to revisit photos and relive, through these images, some aspects of the trip, even 2 months after the fact. From Chiang Mai, we took a bus to Chiang Rai. It's not too far of a trip - just a few … Continue reading Off the grid in Chiang Rai, Thailand
Whoa - Where to even begin? To say that the past week plus has been action-packed would be an understatement! It also seems unreal that I've been in Zermatt just over a week. And, to be honest, just the fact that I'm here and that this is my view in the mornings is unreal: To … Continue reading Guten tag from Zermatt!