Finding the Real Sylva Lining

Remember that time I was suddenly not married anymore… 🙂

Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

Day Five: Podkoren to… Podkoren We pick up the trail in the hamlet of Podkoren, Slovenia nestled beneath the Julian Alps. On stores of potica (Slovenian sweet bread stuffed with … Continue reading Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

Spring has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-up Part One

For once, it’s warmer outside our house than inside. I’m sitting on the back porch sans jacket. True, I’m still wearing a three-quarter length shirt and pants and I’m surrounded … Continue reading Spring has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-up Part One

There’s a Sylva Lining in Every Adventure: St. George, UT

From high on the slopes of the Veyo Volcano (or somewhere nearby) Sargent T$ guides in the troops. The troops = my parents, heading over to us via the best … Continue reading There’s a Sylva Lining in Every Adventure: St. George, UT

Hut, Hut, Hike… Hike: Part One

Note: Please click on the title of this post and visit thesylvalining.wordpress.com to see pics and videos… otherwise, you’ll miss out on some real tasty stuff. Over the past three … Continue reading Hut, Hut, Hike… Hike: Part One

Switching Gears: Tread Whitely

Today, I went to the post office. I stood outside under the roof of the building, out-of-the-way but near the front door. The wind howled in my ear about blizzards … Continue reading Switching Gears: Tread Whitely

Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’: Part Two

Wednesday, May 23: Hagerman Pass — epic descent — Basalt — Carbondale: 67.5 miles Morning at 11,000 feet:  the sounds of birds are punctuated only by Steve and Tyler chatting … Continue reading Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’: Part Two