3rd Annual Prairie Creek Redwoods 5K Race 2016

This was our 3rd year attending the Prairie Creek Redwoods Race in Orick, CA. This year we were a bit more out of shape and hadn't been to the gym in a while so we opted for walking the race, which was fine by us. We finally got to really enjoy the views and scenery [...]

September Fun- Kendra’s California Trip Part 2

Kendra had one thing she wanted to do while in California, the Winchester House of Sarah Winchester in San Jose California... It wasn't really on my radar but it ended up being really cool from a weird architectural standpoint. Travis just thought it was really crazy and the guide was a little too 'enthusiastic' but [...]

September Fun- Kendra’s California Trip Part 1

Kendra arrived a few weeks ago and we did a lot. After picking her up, drinking some wine and calling it a night. The next day we started her trip going to Yosemite National Park as we wanted to try to avoid the crowds. (this only partly worked) Even though the falls didn't have any [...]

2nd Annual Prairie Creek Run in the Redwoods 5K

Last year, this was not only the first time they held the Prairie Creek 5k/Half Marathon but it was also the first race I ever ran. This year we returned to run it again. (Here is last year's post)  My NikePlus App has trouble keeping up with me on the densely covered trail around the [...]

Our Family visits this Holiday Season

After Thanksgiving we had 2 back to back weeks with family!  Travis' mom came the Friday after Thanksgiving, we made a thanksgiving chicken and all the trimmings for her and we explored parts of California we had never been too. We visited Pinnacles National Park and had a great time hiking and climbing through caves, [...]