Bears Aren’t Real

*No "bears" were harmed, or even seen, photographed, smelled, heard, in the production of this post. Because they're not real. We were really expecting to see "bears" when we went to Banff National Park last month. We were warned to be careful when we reserved our campsites, we were warned on Twitter, we were warned … Continue reading Bears Aren’t Real


Weekly Photo Challenge: Transitioning to Transience

Transience is generally not a hot topic for couples, and we're not really an exception. We try to keep the talk of impermanence to a minimum. That being said, with every passing summer, we find ourselves trying to be a little more transient. A little more dirtbag-gy. We're not sure what that means, but this … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Transitioning to Transience

Oh, Canada!

Prepare all you want, but unexpected twists make for the best kind of adventure. You can have all your gear laid out, but still forget your hat in the car at the airport (guilty). You can go over the lists a bajillion times, but don't buy rain pants (also guilty). We had checklists, booked our … Continue reading Oh, Canada!


Buh-bye! Adios! Au revoir! We're hopping on a plane...right now (thanks, WordPress mobile app), with just our packs, and are heading to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. HOW FREAKING COOL IS THAT?! Are we ready? Yeah, probably. As ready as we can be for something we've never done before. We've poured over tons of … Continue reading Banff-bound

You did what?! Our Most Memorable Camping Fails

Let's admit it; we've all done some stupid shit when it comes to camping. The type of idiocy that nobody talks about during #hikerchat, #parkchat or anywhere, because it's SO embarrassing. Well, now's the time to talk about it. Camping snafus are hilarious to look back on, mostly because we survived. It wasn't actually that … Continue reading You did what?! Our Most Memorable Camping Fails

Life on the Food Chain

Our first big camping trip was driving across Texas to Big Bend National Park, and it was full of firsts: our first time camping in a national park, the furthest from home we'd ever camped, and it was our first time in bear country. No matter how you cut it, that is scary as hell. … Continue reading Life on the Food Chain