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7 More Things I Need To Tell You About Snowshoeing

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I’m not sure how this year’s snowshoeing is going to turn out with my bum arm, but I’m going to do my best to get out there in the snow.  I have been looking forward to trekking through some good fresh powder since spring when I finally upgraded from a pair of secondhand snowshoes after […]

What’s A Little Loss of Skin In Trade For Adventure?

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I started writing this post from the 16th story of a hotel in downtown Tacoma with a view of the Puget Sound peeking out beyond other tall buildings in the distance on Tuesday.  I did some urban hiking to get there; riding for 3 hours on public transportation 62 miles from home to attend a training.  A training […]

Vegetable Curry Noodles

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On my snowshoe to Bear Lake up the Mountain Loop Highway, I left my food preparation for that last minute dash out the door. Scanning the fridge for something I could heat up and throw in a thermos, I noticed all the dehydrated ingredients I have from last summer. Hmmm, what could I mix up […]

“Til Summer Comes Again

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  “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass  

Biting Off More Than I Could Chew For Turkey Day

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    Knowing I would be camping on the coast for the weekend, I wanted a hike to start things off right and balance out the family feast so I opted for a trail that may have been better attempted on a day I didn’t need to be somewhere before dark. I almost succeeded. It’s a […]