Category: Bucket List

In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

By far the most spectacular and memorable thing Tim & I saw in New Zealand had nothing to do with the mountains, rivers, trees or animals.  Had nothing to do with Earth, even.  It was the SKY!!! Our camp was…

Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting on the Shotover River in Queenstown, New Zealand was quite an adventure! Rapids are rated on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being the most difficult and dangerous.  The Shotover River ranges from 3-5 depending upon the water…

Paragliding!

I did it!  I jumped off a mountain and went paragliding in Queenstown, New Zealand! Hard to believe, I know!  The first night we arrived in Queenstown, we saw others paragliding down the mountain and we all agreed they were…

Tramping The Mountain

For our first full day in New Zealand, Carrie and I decided to take a hike while Tim & Gerry hunted red stag.  The local term for hiking is “tramping” which to me has a slightly different connotation, as if…

Super Bowl

We just got home from our Dallas Super Bowl weekend.  Aside from the stress of driving in bad weather, we had a great time.  We would have been happier if the Steelers had won, but we were happy just to…