The Healing Power of Travel

My family and I road-tripped to Utah and Arizona from our Colorado home this week because I had surgery to remove my thyroid two weeks…




Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands

Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands are of wildly varying renown, mostly because the Galapagos Giant Tortoise is so famous. Remember all the media chatter when…


Fall Foliage in Tennessee

It’s fall, ya’ll, and that means leaf-peeping season is upon us. In some parts of Tennessee, the leaves are already starting to change color and…



Birds of the Galapagos Islands

Finches are the most famous birds of the Galapagos Islands (thanks, Charles Darwin) but there are many other bird species that are in turn beautiful,…


Whole30 Update: Day 20

If you haven’t read my first two Whole30 posts, you might want to go here first to catch up: Getting Started with Whole30 in a…