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Castle Ruins in Colorado: A Great Hike in Morrison
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Castle Ruins in Colorado: A Great Hike in Morrison

I set out on a hiking adventure with my cousin Elizabeth and her two grandsons in Morrison, Colorado. It’s a great small town in the Foothills and only about 20-25 minutes from downtown Denver. I thought we were heading out on a 3-4 mile hike. Little did I know we were hiking to castle ruins … Continue reading

I Fell in Love with Royal Robbins Clothes in One Hike
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I Fell in Love with Royal Robbins Clothes in One Hike

Recently I got to trail test an outfit from Royal Robbins on an incredible hike in Yosemite National Park, the place where the brand started. Royal Robbins uses #BeyondtheMap hashtag on social media and this hike was certainly that. Our small group headed out with two guides from the Yosemite Conservancy. The exact connection of … Continue reading

Waterwoman Sunglasses
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Waterwoman Sunglasses

I got to test out the new Costa Waterwoman sunglasses while fishing on Lake Michigan. The funny thing is, Captain Jeff was sporting a pair of Costa shades too. Since he runs Fast Break Charters out of Leland, Michigan, which is also called Fishtown, I figured I had the right the shades to help me … Continue reading

The Most Entertaining Dining Experience on a Cruise
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The Most Entertaining Dining Experience on a Cruise

“It’s dinner with video games. It will be great for the kids.” That was a good enough sell to our group of twelve aboard the Celebrity Cruises Eclipse on the first night of our cruise to Alaska. We booked to early bird seating of 5:45pm for what turned out to be a fabulous dining experience. … Continue reading

My Favorite Fourth of July – Lake Tahoe
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My Favorite Fourth of July – Lake Tahoe

What’s the best Fourth of July you’ve ever had?  Mine’s easy – Lake Tahoe in 2018.  I meet some San Antonio friends for a fun few days to celebrate my birthday and the Fourth in Tahoe.  Our main reason for going was to see a Kenny Chesney outdoor concert, which was a blast. On the … Continue reading