Adventures I've had...
Watched danza tambores y fuego in Cancun, Mexico, 2011
Explored the Mayan ruins at Tulum in Mexico, 2011
Caught a Mowgli's, Julia Nunes, Walk off the Earth show at the House of Blues in Chicago, IL, 2012
Toured the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, 2013
Went "bear hunting" in New Bern, NC, 2013
Explored Fort McClary in Kittery, ME, 2013
Week 14: Live Free or Die!
Climbed Mt. Major, NH, 2013
Week 14: Live Free or Die!

Saw Capital Cities and Fitz & the Tantrums, 2013
Week 24: Kangaroo Court

Explored the San Francisco Bay area, 2014
Week 48: San Francisco Adventures--Part I
Stood in awe of the redwoods, 2014
Week 49: San Francisco Adventures--Part II

Traveled to Channahon, IL to compete in a Warrior Dash, 2014
Week 52: Strike a Warrior Pose: A Year in the Making
Hiked Turkey Run in Marshall, IN, 2014
Week 57: Run Turkey Run
Hiked Matthiessen State Park in Utica, IL, 2014
Week 61:Matthiessen Adventuring
Ziplining, line dancing, & so much more in Nashville, TN, 2014
Week 63: Bachelorette Weekend Nashville
Caught a Cage the Elephant & Black Keys show
at the United Center in Chicago, 2014
Week 67: Ain't No Rest for the Wicked...
Was bombarded with dye packets at the Run or Dye in Rantoul, IL, 2014
Week 69: Run or Dye
Celebrated Oktoberfest in Helen, GA, 2014
Week 71: Atlanta Mini-Vacay
Explored downtown Atlanta, GA, 2014
Week 71: Atlanta Mini-Vacay
Ventured to Terre Haute, IN to compete in
a Zombie Survival 5k Obstacle Course, 2014
Week 72: At first I was afraid... I was petrified...

Played tourist in Champaign, IL
and tried out a new "modern cuisine" restaurant called Miga.
Week 79: Playing Tourist...and More Running

Hiked Kickapoo State Recreation Area in Oakwood, IL, 2015
W82: Winter Wanderings at Kickapoo
Roadtripped across the US when we moved from Illinois to California, 2015
Tips for Driving Across the US

Explored McCloud, CA, 2015
McCloud, CA Weekend Getaway: A Photo Essay

Conquered the 1st Hike of the 52 Hike Challenge, 2016
Las Trampas Day Hike


  1. I wanted to come in and say 'thanks' for following the blog and found this. Very awesome! :) Cheers to many more great adventures to come! - Heather, Life of a Traveling Navy Wife

    1. Thanks, Heather! Unfortunately, I don't always get to travel as much as I would like, but I'm working on that... Until then, I'll have to continue to live vicariously through blogs like yours!

  2. Lovely photos, Brit!
    If you like photography, we would like to invite you to participate in the next edition of our Travel Photography Competition. Every week we publish 3 winning shots on our website and write a nice bio with a link to the photographers' websites/FB/G+/Flickr pages etc.
    Find more details here:
    Have a lovely weekend!

    1. Thank you! I'll have to check that contest out!