What a hard week. Sometimes taking a step back is really taking a step forward. Today was like a big leap ! Summerland is one of my favorite hikes and Laura is one of my favorite people. Kismet ! The forecast was pretty iffy for the day. Showers, clouds, rain … we didn’t care. The… Continue reading The Threads That Hold Us Together
Our beautiful sunrise turned quickly into a smoky, hazy hike up to Skyscraper at Mount Rainier. Still not sure which fires contributed to that, but it made for some drama (and some fun) on the trail. It began to clear on our way back. Great day in the mountains.
It has been a challenging couple of weeks. Smoke, haze and outright unhealthy time outdoors. I almost passed on a hike today. I had to be up by 3:15 am and I haven’t been sleeping well at all. Last night I felt the cumulative effect of all of those factors. But it’s Mount Rainier. And… Continue reading I Can Breathe !!
August 17, 2018 Hardest physical day in a couple years. I felt like I did before that bad RA flare a couple years ago. Tonight, it’s a hot soak. TODAY was a “love list”. Sometimes thinking about stuff you love can turn a day around … (My love list has people and critters too. You… Continue reading Love List
Oh, and this is what it looked like last year And this was 2015 And this was 2010
Mineral School Class of 2018 I am home now after 14 days living, breathing and working in the smallest town I’ve ever spent time in. Mineral Washington is an unassuming (and unincorporated) community just off of State Route 7 in Lewis County. The population hovers around 200, although on opening day of fishing season,… Continue reading Beautiful Bones
Movie night. We Are The Best. A Swedish drama/comedy about three rebellious young women and their “punk rock odyssey”. Really great show. Thanks, Ely. And that’s a wrap 💤💤🌙