Gear Review: Melitta Pour-Over Coffee

Gear Review: Melitta Pour-Over Coffee

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Pour-over is all the rage right now, but ironically I can remember that was how my Dad preferred his coffee back in the day And my Mom’s set up back then was a very simple Melitta pour-over setup as well. Good coffee can be easily made with little effort, and you don’t need fancy setups. […]

Family Hiking To Ipsut Pass

Family Hiking To Ipsut Pass

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Every year I have meant to share the Mowich Area at Mount Rainier National Park with Kirk. And I realized I had not taken Walker or Alistaire up there yet as well. So Sunday morning seemed perfect, especiually with coolwer weather forecasted. But while Mowich is incredibly close to us as the crow flies, it […]

Walking Out Your Door

Walking Out Your Door

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Living on a trail can have its benefits: All I have to do is walk out my door, and in a few minutes I am deep into green: On Sunday, life was hectic but I wanted to get out, so I took Walker and Alistaire for a one-way hike on the Green to Cedar Rivers […]

Saturday Strolling

Saturday Strolling

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Saturday I was well on my way to a typical morning: farmers market, prepping produce and canning. Yes, I can. A lot. Saturday was Spiced Strawberry Jam. I was half-way through when Kirk asked if I wanted to get out of the house. OK! So I finished up as quickly as I could and we […]