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July 2015

2015 Summer Journal

Onward & Upward

Happy Friday! The past few days have been a whirlwind of family fun: hiking, fishing, and enjoying our time together. I’m sad to say that this wonderful crew will be leaving Montana tomorrow, and we’ll be getting on our way as…

Preparing for a dog emergency: 3 easy steps to set yourself up for success
The Dog

Preparing for a Dog Emergency

“GET THE VET ON THE PHONE, NOW!” Will shouted at me as he burst through the bus door. Surprised, I told him to slow down – what was going on? Apparently Hilde had been poking around in the garage…

2015 Summer Journal

Following the Bear | Targhee Creek, Idaho

Happy Monday! We spent the weekend enjoying the gorgeous wilderness of Western Montana. Yesterday we hiked up Targhee Creek with Will’s family – an absolutely stunning hike. In the fresh mud from Saturday night’s rain we saw some enormous…

Hilde sticking her head out the window of the bus
The Dog

Meet Hilde, the Ultimate Adventure Dog

We started discussing the idea of adding a dog to our life in early 2013, back before we moved to Colorado. Alyssa grew up with dogs and is a lifetime animal lover, but Will had never had a pet…

2015 Summer Journal

Run – Hiking to Alaska Lake

This post was supposed to go out on Friday, but adventure got in the way. Whoops! I have a problem that runs in my family: the restless brain. A few times a month I’ll wake up earlier than Will…

2015 Summer Journal

Hiking in Tiger Mountain State Forest

Our first foray into non-regulated camping was our stay at Tiger Mountain State Forest near Issaquah, WA. The park is a popular spot for Seattleites to hike and mountain bike so it has some nice big parking lots just…

2015 Summer Journal

Week 1 Recap

We’ve survived an entire week of full time living on the bus! I’m happy to report that everything is going swimmingly and we are loving the new lifestyle. This post doesn’t have as many photos as I usually like,…