Category: Family Travel

Hiking with the Nature Conservancy in Gunnison

Hiking with the Nature Conservancy in Gunnison With our middle son Axel, I got into my friend’s car with her two children and set off on our road trip to Crested Butte to partake in an exploratory Nature Conservancy field trip to the Mexican Cut/Galena Mountain Research Preserve in…

Flash Floods in Moab

Lucky to not be one of the few people needing rescue in Moab, we survived an interesting trip with flash floods and lightening bolts. The children loved riding Slick Rock and the parents had a good ole time hanging out in our Coleman Pop-Up Campers in the rain in between bike rides.

Hiking Canyonlands with Children

  [su_heading]Hiking Canyonlands with Children[/su_heading] Desert rocks soaking up the rain Last week I loaded up Vini-Man with a tent, backpacks and a first aid kit the size of Paris Hilton’s hand bag and took off for the Canyonlands in Utah for Brevitt’s outdoor…

Preparing for Canyonlands with Children

[su_heading size=”18″]Preparing for Canyonlands with Children[/su_heading] “I’m bleeding mommy,” yelled Thumper as I typed away at my computer. “I’ll be there in a second,” I yelled not quite ready to handle yet another injury. I shot up running when Axel came in a few seconds…

Recovering From Flying With Children

[su_heading size=”18″]Recovering From Flying With Children[/su_heading] I wouldn’t say that we made it home from visiting Grandma in Florida without incident. The fact that we made it home at all is very significant. The turbulence was brutal and I was reduced to an absolute…