Highway to Hoeftland

An Adventure Blog

Originally posted on Highway to Hoeftland:
It was Valentine’s Day. Mike and I were standing on the cliff’s edge in La Jolla, California, looking out at the beautiful shoreline. The sky was clear and blue. The temperature was mild and comfortable. There were large brown seals sunbathing on the cliffs below us, and all sorts…

This last weekend, Mike and I were determined to have a healthy, active, and fun weekend outdoors. We spent time at Red Rock Canyon, the LYFE Kitchen, and the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas, Nevada. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area On Saturday, we headed out to the gorgeous Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area …

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Living in constant sunshine, a dry desert climate, and blue skies most days of the year does something strange to my husband Mike, and me after a while. We actually start to seek out a few clouds with a bit of rain to wash away the arid dust of the desert, and even, at times, …

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My wanderlust kicked into full gear fifteen years ago, when I was twenty years old. My friend’s family invited me on a month-long trip to Australia. It was the first time I ever flew on a plane and the first time I left North America. To this day, Australia is one of my all-time favorite …

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