Winning the lottery

On Monday, we loaded up the car again (minus our trusty rooftop carrier and several hundred pounds of stuff) and left San Jose for our next stop: Yosemite National Park. Brandon grew up going to Yosemite, but I had never been. He was probably as excited to show it to me as I was to … More Winning the lottery

Six Tips: Half Dome

Being avid hikers, we always appreciate good info when prepping for a day on the trail (we use The Washington Trails Association Site religiously in Washington). We learned a lot from our recent hike up Half Dome, so we figured we’d pay it forward. Let us know if you have any additional tips in the … More Six Tips: Half Dome

On the road

We made it out of our apartment in Seattle and down to sunny (and HOT) California! Everything we own save for a thing or two fit into Black Butte the Allroad, and we made it within 15 pounds of her maximum load limit. Given that, the drive was a bit anxiety-inducing as we worried about … More On the road