Naches Peak Loop

Wednesday night I was looking at the weather and Thursday was going to be hot down low. It also boded to be one of the last super nice days of the year (seriously, it was 84° at home!) The kind of weather where it’s…

Fall Hiking: Painted Rocks, Trees and The Sun

Today was an adulting day, one that I don’t like doing. Alistaire’s allergy doctor wanted to do a back panel for 8 tree nuts, to get a new base line, to compare to his blood panels. The doctor was hoping apparently that he’d have…

Finding Balance Between Family And The Outdoors

Awhile back I read a blog post titled “Why You Should Get Out of Bed and Hike, Even if You’re an Exhausted Parent”, which was I realized only too quickly, was a click-bait title. It left a sour feeling I couldn’t shake, and I…