National Parks were a big part of the motivation behind planning this segment of our current adventure – the Pacific Coast road trip. As National Park maniacs, it was becoming – with each passing year – more and more unacceptable that we hadn’t yet made it to Yosemite. That’s as bad as being a gambler who hasn’t been to Las Vegas. Read more
A lot has been going on. Time to get you all caught up. We’re married (in a way that will stick this time). We’ve started our Ultimate Honeymoon (why not celebrate with a sequence of “best of” travel experiences?). Read more
Here we are in the blazing, mid-day sun for our video debut. While we wish we would have filmed during golden hour, you take what you can get in Seattle. Read more
We recently caught up with some friends who are about to have a baby. Before we could even ask, Lynn said, “We’re not telling anyone the sex of the baby until it’s born.”
“Good for you!” we both blurted out. Read more
“One of the most powerful indictments of economic inequality I’ve ever read.” Read more
Here’s the story of our latest adventure via some of our favorite pictures. Read more
We’re thinking that our 2013 planning process worked too well.
Time to cross another big dream off our (imaginary) travel bucket list! Check it out…
Here are some of the highs and lows of our 2012! Read more
We lucked out on Small Business Saturday.
Since we never close charge/credit cards we no longer use – because it can hurt your credit (how screwed up is that?) – we had a few retired American Express cards that we could fire up for the event. Read more
It’s National Coming Out Day.
Our biggest goal while in China was to film an It Gets Better video at the Great Wall. We were eager to, from an awesome place, lend our voices to the chorus of people reassuring bullied, hopeless youth – particularly in the LGBTQ community – that their current struggle will pass. Read more
There are 7 billion of us on the planet, and 1 billion of us go to bed hungry every night. The two of us are lucky. We eat well. The least we can do is be a voice for the ghosts of society who aren’t as lucky.
Despite illness in the House of NVR, we are happy to report that we have finished the hiking challenges we set out to conquer in Glacier / Waterton Peace Park.
And we got the pictures – wearing our advocating shirts in most – to prove it! Read more
We’re excited to announce that – for the first time – we’re welcoming someone new to NVR land! Read more
The more we travel, the more we love the United States.
Over the last weeks, driving through the National Parks of Utah and the mountains of Colorado, we must have said “we live in an amazing country!” to each other three dozen times. Probably more. Read more