The bucket list bike ride down Kettle Valley Railway trail

Bike ride down Kettle Valley Railway Trail

The bucket list bike ride down Kettle Valley Railway trail My sister and brother-in-law Wendy and Wes live in Hope, BC, Canada, approx 45 minutes from me. I’ve written about Hope HERE many times. I adore the area. It is SO forest-Canadian like. With all my adventures there, from camping in THIS cool bed and […]

How I got addicted to my accidental bike habit.

bike on the Vedder River rotary trail during summer

For long time readers, you already know of my passion for hitting the local forest trails by bike each evening. There is nothing but NOTHING like hitting the smooth, winding trails that meander through deep forests and along river banks. I mean, you are treated to nature at your own pace while actively getting out […]

How to figure out a selfish desire vs a true calling.


As most of you know by now, I frequent the nearby trails via bike rides nearly on a daily basis. For the most part, it’s a way to get close to nature. I mean… it’s pretty! And then there’s the exercise bonus of course. While I’m not one of those trainer types, I do work […]

Goodbye winter and hello spring in one trail riding day


The weather on the west coast lately has really surprised us. It went basically from winter to early summer in one day. It’s been AMAZING. Absolutely no complaints at all. It’s just so weird to be wearing shorts with nothing growing yet. I attempted several times to ride the trails while the snow was still […]