Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July everyone! Wishing you and yours a wonderful day. I will be taking a vacation from blogging for the next couple weeks. I have been blogging steady for over a year and a half without a break and am feeling just a bit burnt out. So, at Mr. Tux’s urging, I am going to take a break from blogging to regroup and recharge. Don’t worry, I will be back by the end of July. I have some special posts in the works and am looking forward to sharing them with you when I return. Until then, have a wonderful month of July!



Cycling the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes from Heyburn to Harrison

On Sunday, Mr. Tux and I made a day trip to the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes to ride with his dad and stepmom. The four of us plus Tuxley cycled 16 miles with 0 ft of elevation change. We had perfect weather and a wonderful time. A tasty lunch of sandwiches and fries in Harrison at One Shot Charlie’s marked the half way point of the ride. After we got back to the cars, we drove back to Harrison to try some of the famous ice cream from the Creamery. The ice cream definitely lived up to its reputation. It was DELICIOUS!

To wrap up the wonderful day, the four of us had a wonderful dinner of spaghetti and sat around the camp-fire visiting for hours. It was at least 10pm before Mr. Tux, Tuxley and I loaded up in the Pilot for the return drive home. Overall, it was a glorious day of riding and good times with family. I can’t wait to do it again.









This is my favorite picture of Tuxley from the day. I LOVE his ears and facial expression here.IMG_0629


IMG_0677Tuxley was ready to head home. It was way past his bedtime and he made sure we knew it. Ahhh grumpy doxies…