Getaways

Thee Getaway Gal at Point Reyes Lighthouse

Visiting Point Reyes Lighthouse

It's weekend getaways such as our recent visit to Point Reyes Lighthouse that have me excited about our travel plans for 2015. Richard and I have decided to stay close to home as much as possible again this year and continue exploring more of California. This sun-kissed part of the United States offers endless opportunities to fill up our calendar… Read More
Dead Horse Point - Utah

Happy New Year and Reflections of 2014

"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind" C.S. Lewis During the last weeks of 2014, I have spent some quality time reflecting on what an incredible year 2014 has been. It's been a full year of new discoveries, memorable adventures and a handful of firsts. That's not to say there weren't some bumps in my… Read More
Napa Valley Trefethen Winery Entrance

Weekend Getaways: Saturday Drive in Napa Valley

It's no wonder Fall is so many people's favorite season, including mine. The extra focus on gratitude and kicking off football season. The cool crisp morning air, snuggling up in cozy sweaters, pumpkin flavored everything and the rich colors that Autumn is so famous for. It's undeniably a beautiful season. One that often time passes by too quickly for me.… Read More
Skydive Moab

Skydive Moab: The Vicarious Spectator’s Photo Essay

During this past year my youngest son Nolan, who currently lives in Moab Utah, has been skydiving more than ever. His passion for the sport just keeps growing deeper and deeper. He's been diligently working on certifications and just invested in his own chute. So I was not surprised when he said skydiving with Ryan, his older brother by two years,… Read More
Key West Seaplane Adventure

Key West Seaplane Adventures: An Unforgettable Experience

I was overwhelmed with excitement as our pilot with Key West Seaplane Adventures led us out to board the seaplane flying us 70 miles west of Key West to our destination of Dry Tortugas National Park. I had been looking forward to this adventure for weeks and despite the unbearable heat could not wait to climb into this 10 passenger seaplane… Read More