All posts by Andy Karpf

Golden Knights Game

Olga and I were lucky enough to be able to attend our first Vegas Golden Knights game recently.  It was a wild and crazy atmosphere both before and especially during the game. I have been to many sporting events in different locations but I don’t think I have ever experienced such a loud and boisterous […]

Hiking Black Mountain

Olga and I took a strenuous hike last weekend.  We went up to the top of Black Mountain.  The hike starts in Anthem at the Shadow Canyon Trail-head. Overall  it is almost 8 miles in and out and the elevation gain  is slightly over 2000 feet.  This is one of the more difficult hikes we […]

Liberty Bell Arch Hike

Over the Holidays I went with some of my family members for a  new hike that is only about 30 minutes outside of Henderson.  The hike is called the Liberty Bell Arch. To get there you drive over the Hoover Dam bypass bridge into Arizona.  You get off the highway at the White Rock Canyon […]

Muffin Trail

Went for a beautiful hike the other day just outside of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.  It was just south of where you go into the park and on the opposite side of the road.  The hike is called the Muffin Trail.  You park at the Cowboy Trail Rides parking lot to start. You […]

Father Daughter Military Dance

My wife Olga and I had an opportunity to volunteer at this year’s Father/Daughter Dance for the members of our local National Guard.  This was our second time assisting with this lovely event. This is a great event put on by Nevada National Guard Child & Youth Program.  It takes many organizations working together to […]

Lunch with Santa a Great Success

One of my favorite events that I am able to assist with each year is the Lunch with Santa event held annually for all Military personal and their families. This years event was on December 10th from 10:30-2:30. Over 1000 total people were in attendance. Military personal from all branches of service were able to […]