Burning Eyes of Fire

I was SO excited.  We were finally hitting the road!  It had been a while since we had done any travelling.  We had just moved into our first house.  It was a huge endeavour that took much more time and energy that I had anticipated.  The fruits of our labor included an amazing summer in our new oasis.

I was craving some time on the road.  Some time away to explore and be free.  We had a great two weeks planned, packed full of craft beer, cycling, and outdoor exploration.  We arose before sunset.  As we backed out of the driveway in our little Subaru, packed to the brim with bikes and outdoor gear, we were guided by the soft glow of the moonlight.

The summer had been an absolutely terrible one for forest fires.  We were fortunate.  Being in Alberta, and the fires mostly burning in British Columbia, the most we experienced were some minor inconveniences when we had to cancel cycling or hiking plans due to poor air quality.  For those in the heart of it, lives had been changed.  I didn’t realize how much, until we embarked on our exciting little road trip.

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The Bionic Woman Returns – Cinque Terra



We didn’t know it yet, but, we were nearing the end of a several month adventure.  We had left home with hefty backpacks, planning to chase the pro cycling circuit.  We had seen a lot of cycling races, done a lot of our own riding, and had also found many other adventures along the way.  Coming off of the high of accomplishing some big things in my own cycling journey, I think I was in complete belief that I was the bionic woman!!!

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Another Blog Award – Mystery Blog Award

WOW!!!  The blogging community continues to be amazing, strong and supportive!

Thank you SO much to elanaflutterfly for the nomination for the Mystery Blog Award.



Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging;  and they do it with so much love and passion.

– Okoto Enigma


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The Perfect Christmas Gift for the Outdoor Diva

Have you ever found yourself at the end of a gruelling group ride, sweaty and gross, yet wanting to join in for a post ride beer and pizza?  Have you ever wished at the end of a long day on the ski hills that you could shed your wet layers for something warm and cozy before embarking on the long drive home?  Have you ever been out on a training run, then snuck in some errands on the way home in your less than fresh running gear?  Have you ever headed straight for a coffee date right after a cleansing hot yoga class and wished you could easily transform into something more pleasing?

Are you the girl that spends as much time as possible embarking on outdoor adventures?  Or is your better half the mountain goddess?

Imagine if after a ride, run, hike, or outdoor adventure of your choice, you could easily and quickly shed your gross, wet attire, and transform yourself into a pretty perfect dress for any post adventure activity?  And do all of this in the middle of nature, even if you are surrounded by others!!!

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