If one wants solid advice, follow this sign. Living in the (Pacific) North (West) can be a good thing..... With a foggy/cloudy weekend, Kirk and I took our usually-every-year drive around Mt. Rainier. One sees a lot more when they don't see the mountain I have found - and I am OK with not seeing… Continue reading A Day Around Tahoma
You are a hiker who likes the finer things in life, even if it means packing in wine in your backpack. You want fresh foods. You are there for the views, the company, the fresh air. Yes, it might only have been a 3 mile hike in, but your classical music is playing softly, your… Continue reading Menu: Spa Nibbles with a side of bug spray
Memorial Day Weekend is coming up this week - and that means it is the "official" start to backpacking season, no? But you say....I'm too busy to go pack food. I hear I can go to Costco and buy a bin of freeze-dried meals. Or...I'll survive on ramen. Or a stack of flour tortillas and… Continue reading Menu: Hiker Trash Approved Vittles
Kirk's coworker let me in a little gem, on the waterfront, on Bainbridge Island here in Washington State. A tiny park, wedged in between beach homes called Fay Bainbridge Park. The first treat was wild roses in bloom on the beach. I miss those from my years of island living in the PNW. When the… Continue reading Local Wanderings: Fay Bainbridge Park
I don't often put "fun" and "run" in the same sentence...I am thinking the last time I did that was like back in the year 2000, but hey, life's an adventure, no? I was invited to Disney Social Media Moms Conference last week, held at Disney World...in Orlando, Florida. In May. So yeah, it was… Continue reading A Fun Run in May? In Florida? Sure!