Ovens Mouth Preserve

If there’s a better place in the world than Maine in September, I haven’t found it. The crowds are mostly gone…the bugs are mostly gone…and it’s usually still warm enough to spend hours outside playing wiffle ball/nerf gun wars/riding bikes with my nephew. Highlights from this particular trip included gorging on cherry tomatoes from the […]

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Ebey’s Landing

Even if it means making a special trip to the Pacific Northwest, do this hike once in your life. The views. The history. You will thank me (and my mom, who is the mastermind behind this one). I’ll stop writing now and just let the photos do the talking.   The Scoop Location: Whidbey Island, a […]

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Mt. Sanitas via Lion’s Lair Trail

Four or so years ago, a group of girlfriends and I assembled in Santa Fe for a long weekend. We had finished grad school together the year before, and subsequently scattered back around the country. So this trip was our reunion, and it included everything we loved: hiking, games, wine, spa, great food, ridiculous conversation. […]

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