Shenendoah National Park

We spent just a couple of nights here. Unfortunately, when we came, it was extremely foggy and the visibility was limited. In the fall, the Skyline Drive, the road through the entire park, must be spectacular. Our experience was very different.  The brake lights of our trailer went out, so you can imagine how treacherous…

A weekend in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville is an awesome town. Beautiful scenery, nice people.  Great food.  We rolled into Knoxville to visit some friends. There is a beautiful town square with a Farmer’s Market on Saturdays. Eat at The Stock and Barrel for one of the best burgers you’ll have in your life.  They also make incredible duck fat fries.…

Keto Week 1

I saw a picture of myself last week and I didn’t recognize myself. I gained 43lb with my pregnancy, just a wee bit more than the 20-25 recommended pounds.  I lost 26lb after having the baby, but that still leaves 17lb of extra weight. I had an extremely difficult delivery, and ended up having a…