Mexico|Travel|Uncategorized

Travel Tips: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Travel Tips for the Best Way to See and Explore Puerto Vallarta, México

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Hikes|Travel|Washington DC

5 Hikes within 20 miles of DC: Rock Creek Park

Hikes within 20 miles of Washington DC: Rock Creek Park

Garden|Lifestyle

Our Winter Garden: Yearning for Spring

After surviving the bomb cyclone and frigid winter weather during the past few weeks, we are desperately looking forward to spring. We recently received our official community garden plot number for the upcoming year: T4! That’s roughly 20 x 16 feet of additional space from last year’s half plot (which we will be turning into

Lifestyle|Sustainability

‘Tis the Season to Reduce Waste

Make this holiday season less wasteful with these 5 tips It’s no surprise that the holiday season generates more trash than any other time of year. Stanford University and www.use-less-stuff.com report that 25% more waste is generated in the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than any other period throughout the year (that adds up to

Can We Be Gay Here?|Travel

Can we be gay here? Asheville, North Carolina

Can We Be Gay Here? Asheville, North Carolina After living in Austin, Texas for five years, we understand that certain blue islands can exist within larger red states. This seems to be the case with the liberal, quirky city of Asheville in the controversially conservative North Carolina. Once again, on our trip to Asheville we

Hikes|Travel|Uncategorized|Washington DC

5 Hikes Within 20 Miles of DC: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Tow Path

Back in September, we went to a free Women’s Backpacking Basics class at the Washington, D.C. REI flagship store (super informative, highly recommend). On our way out, we picked up the American Hiking Society’s list of “Five Great Trails…All within 20 minutes of Washington, DC!” On Sunday, we set out to cross one off the

Hikes|Lifestyle|Travel

Mostly Happy Campers: the Highs and Lows of our First Camping Trip

The highs and lows of our camping trip in Shenandoah National Park

Garden|Lifestyle

Organic Gardening: Year One

Year one of organic gardening, from summer salads to bean bugs.