Category: Travel Adventures

Adventures in Hiking: Charit Creek

Once again I have been lacking in the blogging department. Part of the reason for that is I have spent quite bit of time outside hiking the last few months. One of my goals for the year was to hike twice a month and… Continue Reading “Adventures in Hiking: Charit Creek”

Twenty One Pilots

This weekend the family and I took a quick road trip to Atlanta for the Twenty One Pilots Takeover Tour. They have been playing several sized venues in the different cities that they visit and we were able to get tickets at the State… Continue Reading “Twenty One Pilots”

Dog Bites and the Oregon trail

One of the ways I have been trying to keep sane over the last few months is by trying to keep myself active. In August I signed up for the Rock and Roll Music City 32 mile challenge. It gave me a goal to… Continue Reading “Dog Bites and the Oregon trail”

How Long Ago in 2020?

This year has been quite a doozy. I was looking at some of the different things that have happened over the year and thought I would post them here. This is really just a big long list for me to remember the good, bad,… Continue Reading “How Long Ago in 2020?”

Happy 2020!

Good morning and welcome to 2020!! I hope you had time to reflect on 2019 and what you want out of this new year. Like everyone else 2019 was full of ups and downs but compared to 2017 and 2018 I feel like there… Continue Reading “Happy 2020!”

Brightside Bakeshop

This morning I was downtown and the name Brightside Bakeshop popped into my head. After wracking my brain for a few minutes I remembered stepping into Barista Parlor in Germantown a couple of weeks ago for a Whiskey Caramel Latte and seeing towering brioche… Continue Reading “Brightside Bakeshop”

Surviving Nashville

For months my son has been asking to go on a mother/son date to the Melting Pot. The idea of getting to cook his own food on skewers in the middle of the table has been intriguing for quite sometime. My husband is not… Continue Reading “Surviving Nashville”

Chasing the Milky Way

A still more glorious dawn awaitsNot a sunrise, but a galaxy riseA morning filled with 400 billion sunsThe rising of the Milky Way Carl Sagan Recently my dad decided to sell my daughter his faithful little blueberry of a car. Mom and dad are… Continue Reading “Chasing the Milky Way”

Davy Crockett Days

Davy, oh Davy Crockett. King of the Wild Fronte-er! You hear that line in your head don’t you? My son is reading the Narrative of the Life of David Crockett for his English lessons right now. He is annotating and making sure he understands… Continue Reading “Davy Crockett Days”

Welcome to Adventuring with Karen

Good morning! Here I am starting a new blogging adventure! I used to blog frequently when my children were small but as they have grown we have gotten busier and I have spent quite a bit of time driving places and not writing. I… Continue Reading “Welcome to Adventuring with Karen”

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