Travel: Rothenberg Ob Der Tauber, Germany

I am usually not a city girl. When I think of the ideal places to travel to and explore, I never come up with a city. Mike, however, loves exploring cities. We try to find a happy medium between the two of us, alternating destinations so that we discover something about each other's interests while… Continue reading Travel: Rothenberg Ob Der Tauber, Germany

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Travel: The Routeburn Track, New Zealand with Ultimate Hikes

This was by far my favorite part of our trip to New Zealand, so it appears obvious to me that I would write about it first. Kiwis call hiking β€œtramping”, and there are plenty of opportunities to do it on such small islands. The views are outstanding, wherever you go, but Mike and I wanted… Continue reading Travel: The Routeburn Track, New Zealand with Ultimate Hikes

Living Slow: The Hawaiian Fisherman and the Mexican Fisherman

I was in Hawaii this past week, and my family took a fishing trip up the coast of Kona on a beautiful sunny Tuesday. One of the crew members was a nice, happy man in his 60's who has been a fisherman his whole career. We got to talking, and he proceeded to tell me… Continue reading Living Slow: The Hawaiian Fisherman and the Mexican Fisherman