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…

Fundraiser For My Kitchen Outreach

As the fires burn up along I-84 along the Columbia River Gorge, taking some of the prettiest trails in Oregon, such as the Eagle Creek Trail, which was often the highlight of the Pacific Crest Trail, as one’s time in Oregon wound down. It’s…