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Speedcat adventure to Davidson Glacier

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Speedcat adventure to Davidson Glacier

From Donna: Alan and I took a day this week to explore some of the dirt roads in the Bitterroot National Forest. We drove out the West Fork of the Bitterroot River to Painted Rocks Reservoir and beyond. When the pavement ended, we kept on going. Thunder Mountain Rd. took us toward Horse Creek Pass through a […]

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Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Driving the Cassiar Highway on an Alaska Highway Road Trip

Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Do you like traveling off-the-beaten-path? If you’re planning an Alaska Highway road trip, don’t miss driving the Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia for isolation, scenery and an in-the-middle-of-nowhere vibe. The 450 miles of rugged beauty journeys through northern British Columbia from the Skeena River bridge on the Yellowhead Highway to just west of Watson […]

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Photographing camas lilies in Packer Meadow at Lolo Pass, Idaho

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Photographing camas lilies in Packer Meadow at Lolo Pass, Idaho

From Donna: Earlier this week, Alan and I played hooky to photograph the camas lilies in bloom in Packer Meadow at Lolo Pass, Idaho. Each June, the blue blooms fill the meadow, attracting photographers and nature lovers alike. It’s a wonderful opportunity to practice macro photography. This meadow has also seen plenty of history. The Lewis and […]

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Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway

Summer Road Trip Ideas to Beat the Crowds

Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway

This article is sponsored by Good Sam Roadside Assistance in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand. Are you looking for summer road trip ideas? Alan and I usually avoid summer road trips unless they’re off-the-beaten-path. We’re not fans of busy, crowded roads or the safety issues they present. Unfortunately, boomers who are still working don’t have […]

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Hiking Kodiak Island on a cruise excursion

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Hiking Kodiak Island on a cruise excursion

From Donna: The weather has been beautiful here in Montana so Alan and I took a time off this week for an early morning hike on Kootenai Creek Trail. Although I’m not an early morning person (Alan is), once I was out on the trail, nature’s love kicked in reminding me of the importance of a walk […]

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Why traveling is good for your brain.

Want a Healthy Brain? Take a Trip!

Why traveling is good for your brain.

Did you know that travel is good for the brain? Who knew that something boomers consider fun has medical benefits beyond the extra physical activity that a trip creates? When Ruth Curran, Cranium Crunches, and Mary Lanzavecchia, Reclaiming Mary, invited me to a Blab—see it here—about why travel is good for the brain, I knew […]

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ABEO Balboa Sandal

A Sandal That Won’t Hurt Your Feet

ABEO Balboa Sandal

Wouldn’t it be great if someone invented a thong sandal that was comfortable enough to wear all day? Say hello to the ABEO Balboa Sandal. When the folks at ABEO Footwear invited me to try the ABEO Balboa Sandal, I almost said no. Unless I’m at the beach, I seldom wear thong-type sandals because of […]

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