Bringing Down the White Picket Fence


This summer we headed up to Brantford, Ontario to visit Paul’s favorite cousin Mark.  Along the way, we visited the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, then made a pit stop in Syracuse for a bite to eat and a place to rest our heads, spent the night on a sailboat in Port Dover, and eventually made our way up to Toronto for some sightseeing.  It was a quick, but fun trip, with the… Read More

Who could think of a better time to visit Hoover Dam?  I mean everybody enjoys traversing the desert in mid-July in 110 degree heat, right?  After the extreme camping in the Grand Canyon, we continued our journey on to Las Vegas.  While all of that outdoorsy bonding with the elk was indeed gratifying, we could not ignore the lure of a fancy hotel room and all of its basic amenities, like running… Read More

Put Santa Fe, New Mexico on your list right now.  Let me tell you why. I’ve done this cross-country venture before.  This was my second visit to Santa Fe.  The first time, my mom, my friend Shannon, and I set up camp in the Santa Fe National Forest before strolling around the town square for a few hours.  We all agreed Santa Fe was a special place, beautifully thriving in culture and… Read More