Some (Still) Like It Hot

At some point between December and February, I get a powerful urge to give winter the finger. While living in Colorado, this usually meant a vacation to Mexico or the … Continue reading Some (Still) Like It Hot

Spring Has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-Up Part Three

On day seven of my annual 14-day spring cleanse — the proverbial Wednesday of my planned toxin release — I am unable to ignore how delectable the giant peanut butter … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-Up Part Three

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

Places to Go With People Who Ski

During the dog days of this winter, I contracted a seemingly irreversible condition: severe acute Summititis. Some claim it stems from too much time in a stressful work environment, coupled … Continue reading Places to Go With People Who Ski

Back to White

If the people train comes in the mornin’ (“Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” anyone?), then the Florence-Kirkpatrick train leaves even later. A short work week of amazingly long shifts precluded departure … Continue reading Back to White

Trippin’ Version 3.5: From the Caribbean to El Caribe

Hay una problema — sorry, there is a problem. I am on vacation again and I haven’t even written about my last vacation! What do I do? Aye ai ai… … Continue reading Trippin’ Version 3.5: From the Caribbean to El Caribe

The Seasoned Truth

Ahhh, the change of the seasons: the weather warmed up slightly quicker than a crusty Summit County local’s attitude towards everyone else, mud season came and went and I stopped … Continue reading The Seasoned Truth

Fondue-ing It

Fifteen days later and we up at Der Fondue Chessel have stuffed thousands of pie holes with cheese (“would you folks like our traditional blend of Emmental and Gruy√®re, or … Continue reading Fondue-ing It