Highway to Hoeftland

Adventures with Kristin & Mike

It was 115F degrees outside on a clear June summer afternoon. The hot sun beat down on us as we drove along the dry, dusty, and mostly uninhabited desert road towards Oatman, Arizona. My husband, Mike, and I were headed on a mini road trip, intent on seeing the famous historic Gold Mine Ghost Town, …

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As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, we’re heading out-of-town soon for a new adventure in Central Oregon. Reflecting back on our time in the Las Vegas Valley over these past few years, I can think of five distinct advantages of living in Southern Nevada that Mike and I will both miss once we move. The …

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Guess what! We’re leaving Las Vegas and moving to Bend, Oregon. It was a difficult decision. For a while, we considered moving to Boulder, Colorado, possibly San Diego, and then later, downtown Las Vegas.  However, once we visited Bend, all other previous ideas were blown out of the water. We fell for Bend and have decided to …

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On a Thursday afternoon in early May, our plane touched down on the tarmac runway in Central Oregon. We landed at the Redmond Municipal airport, in route to Bend. Mike and I had big smiles on our faces and our eyes glistened wide with anticipation of what we might discover. Oh, how we love to experience …

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