Skiing in Lake Tahoe, (3/15 – 3/19/18)

I have friends who have a cabin in South Lake Tahoe, California.  This place is beautiful.  I have been many places in the world and it is probably in my top 3 most amazing places in the world.  (Italy’s Amalphi Coast is tough to beat.) The ski lodge we go to there is called “Heavenly” … More Skiing in Lake Tahoe, (3/15 – 3/19/18)


Italy – Day 5

The last day of a ride on a bike tour is always the most amazing, longest, hardest, and what you have been working for all week. We are going 35 miles to the Southern-most tip of the peninsula of Italy where the Adriatic and Ionian seas meet. The elevation guide looks like an erratic heart … More Italy – Day 5

Italy – Day 2

  Our bike ride today is approximately 35 miles. We will be traveling to Alberobello and back. Breakfast is amazing at this place!   Fresh fruit, cheese, and pastries to die for.  Seriously, I could eat an entire cherry pie (from Whole Foods) within two days.  I have zero self control when it comes to … More Italy – Day 2

Italy – Flight

    I am on my way to Italy for an adventure tour in the South East heal of the boot on a bike for 6-7 days. This is an amazing tour. Not the run-of-the-mill tourist stuff. Small, beautiful towns by the sea. Fresh food and wonderful wine. The best part is that I will … More Italy – Flight


I am preparing for an adventure bike tour of Italy.  I will be riding the South-Eastern coast (heel of the boot).  The pictures are amazing!  I have been training physically for months now – certainly not as much as I should have.  I do feel strong and confident.  The trip is with Trek Tours and … More ITALY

Rick – San Antonio

I have been dating Rick for 5 months now!  Woo-Hoo! We decided to do a little weekend get-away with another couple.  I have met Chris and Maryann many times and they are wonderful, genuine, and very down-to-earth – much like Rick. I had to put Roary (my dog) in boarding.  The place I take her … More Rick – San Antonio