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Camping Gear – small items

On our recent camping trip to Big Sur we came to the realization that there are a ton of small gadgets and useful tools that make our trip just a teensy bit better.  After setting up/tearing down countless camps, and spending multitudes of moonlit nights reading and laughing by a crackling fire, we have acquired…

The Best-est

Here is a not so comprehensive list of our favorite places and experiences along our travels so far: Favorite Sunset Location: Being suckers for the magnitude of mountainous terrain we have to vote for Baldy Peak in Eagle River, Alaska.  What most folks forget is that the  “golden hour” of sunlight is nearly a “golden” three…

A Wonder-full Life

Wonder: [wuhn-der] – to be filled with admiration, amazement, or awe; marvel. To speculate curiously or be curious about; be curious to know. While traversing the various highways and backroads that crosshatch our wonderful country my wife and I have been provided ample time to wonder.  A natural sense of curiosity accompanies long days on the road where…

Half Dome hike

8 Steps for Starting Your Travel Career

Making the decision to work as a traveling PT (OT, SLP, RN, etc.) was one of the most liberating experiences of our lives.  There are ups and downs for sure, but mostly it has been a smooth exhilarating ride.  Below we have listed out the 8 Steps for starting your travel career. *Heads up, this…

portage lake AK

Calling for the Death of Seated Exercise

This article is about “the death of seated exercises” just as much as it is the fact that Home Health patients are “seated exercising to death.”  I must apologize in advance, but this is a topic I am quite adamant about and will hopefully offend a few of you into feeling repentant about your seated exercising ways.…

The Travel Bug

Getting the travel bug does not happen over night.  At least not for us. It starts as an inkling nestled deep in the recesses of your brain.  Cuddling up to the cobwebs and useless factoids memorized in the painted cinderblock elementary school classrooms that are buried there. But then it spreads.  Tickling the subconscious and…

Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera

Trying to find the right DSLR camera is a tough task.  But finding one that can keep up with the two of us felt link an impossible challenge.  Why? Because most cameras that can withstand single digit temperatures, jostling in the back of a pack, sideways rain, and blowing sand begin at a price point…

Back to the SLO life!

Sometimes the only constant in life is change. After a 3 month stint working a “perm” job in Colorado we have returned to the travel life and cannot be more excited! It only took us about 10 seconds to decide to return to the amazing coastal California town of San Luis Obispo and accept contracts…

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