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The GRAND Tour | Part 2

If you haven’t read Part 1, start HERE. When we left off, Jeff and I (and Dave, Cathy, and Jerry) had just drifted off to sleep at Phantom Ranch in the bottom of Grand Canyon. | DAY 3 | The next morning we awoke to the sound of Bright Angel Creek, and were delighted to […]

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The GRAND Tour | Part 1

After a fantastic experience the summer before and a ringing endorsement from our friend Henry, our Summer 2012 trip was an easy decision. We made plans to hike Grand Canyon rim-to-rim with Four Season Guides. After meeting Pop and Ninny in Little Rock to deliver The Boy for a week of Grandparent Summer Camp, we […]

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Sneak Peek

We’re home! We made it to the bottom of Grand Canyon AND BACK – and we have over FOUR HUNDRED photos to show for it. I will be spending the next several days sorting through them and trying my best to capture such an incredible trip in words for y’all. Seriously. 400. And video. In […]

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Hoods Unplugged

When we took our first hiking trip together two years ago, I don’t think we had any idea how much we would really, truly enjoy it. We did it again last year and it’s now officially a thing. An annual break from the rat race. Not a physically relaxing break, necessarily, but a much-needed brain […]

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Yep, still summer. | Run for a Child 10k

It’s no secret that we’ve had a crazy hot summer. Record-breaking. Crazy. Hot. And I honestly thought we were over it. It’s September! Summer is “over”! Not so much. Last year, we were all wearing jackets before the race — it was cold! NOT a problem this year. It was supposed to be in the […]

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