Friday Faves 12/22/2017

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Wahoo, TGIF! And it’s Christmas Eve Eve Eve!These are some of my favorite articles and links that I checked out this week. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE! Abby’s Atlas I’m not a big cruise or package travel person and I never thought about doing either in the Amazon.  I enjoyed the pictures from Abby’s stay at this […]

Cascade Hiker Podcast Trifecta and PLBs

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I don’t know how I got so lucky, but I have managed to be interviewed for the third time over on the Cascade Hiker Podcast.  This time we talk about my summer misadventure on the North Coast Trail on Vancouver Island.  I talk about what I learned from when I made the decision to purchase a […]

Friday Faves 5/5/2017

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¡Hurra, GDEV (Gracias A Dios Es Viernes)!  ¡Hoy es el Cinco de Mayo! These are some of my favorite articles and links that I checked out this week. Disfrútanlos.  ¡Luego, haz fuera!  If this isn’t your first Friday Faves, you may be looking for my latest trip reports here.  I have now moved these to a newsletter that goes out to […]


Getting There is Half the Battle: Eagle Cap Pt. 1

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My hiking plans for summer usually start happening during the previous summer’s hikes and for this hike is no exception.  Last summer as my friend Elizabeth and I were finishing a section of the Oregon PCT, including a 30 mile dry stretch, we (she) vowed that was the last time she would attempt a hike […]


I Am Yearning

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  I had a nice hike with a new friend a few weeks ago on a new-to-me trail.  Almost 7 hours of conversation getting to know an amazing young woman, what was important to her and where she thinks she might be headed in life (at least the first few steps, anyway).  It was exciting to hear her talk.  Her whole life lays […]

What Nourishes Me

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  I had the privilege of being asked to write a post for a wonderful website, NW Healthy Mama, a great resource for moms (or parents in general) who want to have a healthy lifestyle and experience with their children.  They also have a lot of women who like to get outdoors like me.  Enjoy what […]