Short Ramblings with Wee Ones

Short Ramblings with Wee Ones

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On a drizzly grey morning what is the point of a long drive? Maybe I might see a better set of trails, but on the other hand, there won’t be views. But more, the kids simply don’t care if we hike locally or a 100 miles away. A trail is the same to them! So […]

The Pretty Trails Of Lake Wilderness Arboretum

The Pretty Trails Of Lake Wilderness Arboretum

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Having a dry morning, I got the kids dressed and took them on a rambling through a local park, in our town of Maple Valley. Kirk and I got married in this arboretum, yet I realized it had been far too many years since I walked the trails that wind through it. But that is […]

A Walk To Ruby Beach

A Walk To Ruby Beach

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The previous weekend we took the boys to one of our favorite winter spots, Kalaloch Lodge, on the Olympic Peninsula. After having fantastic storms all weekend, it cleared Sunday morning for a few hours and we ventured out to Ruby Beach before we headed home. Ruby Beach is one of my favorite beaches. It sits […]

Cougars, Oh My

Cougars, Oh My

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Of late, with the fall weather, Walker (our middle son, who is now 3.5), has been asking more often to go for hikes with me. After our good hike the weekend before, I mulled over where to take him that was legal to be in. Cause you know…maybe I could hide from Ranger No-Fun at […]