REI Outessa: Waterville Valley 2017

Last year was a big year for me. I learned to embrace that one does not have to be a certain number on the scale in order to do everything they dream. I cemented this belief system by going to REI Outessa Summit in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire in September. What I thought would be…

Great American Solar Eclipse 2017: Bryson City, NC

The Great American Solar Eclipse fell on a very important date to me: my six year anniversary with Charlie. We learned of this well over a year in advance. Our initial plan had been the Tetons but after adopting our rescue mutt, Lily, we wanted to share the adventure with her. We wanted to find…