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The Veto Factor

By Vanessa Orr

There’s a reason that we’re starting this site with an article on the Veto Factor—it’s the only reason that we’re still alive. The thing is, both of us love adventure, and we like going where no man (or woman) has gone before. Which means jumping off a cliff into a bottomless pool in Belize (yeah, … Read more

Getting that Sinking Feeling: Kayaking in the Nation’s Largest Sunken Ship Graveyard

By Vanessa Orr

So it’s bad enough when Terri and I get in a car together, especially if she wants to drive. She considers my need to have hold of the steering wheel at all times the sign of a true control freak; I see it more as the need to not spend my last moments on earth … Read more

They Gave Us Guns: Learning to Shoot in Lajitas

By Vanessa Orr

I’ve written before about the fact that both Terri and I are fairly uncoordinated, which is why we were surprised—in fact, dumbfounded—when our hosts at the Lajitas Golf Resort & Spa in Lajitas, TX, agreed to let us sign up for shooting activities. In other words, they gave us loaded guns. Now far be it … Read more

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