When Did You Realize You Loved Hiking?

I hated hiking growing up. Despised it. My Nana’s favorite saying as I grumpily whined and shuffled along was “Every party has a pooper”. She loved hiking. When visiting we went on at least a couple dayhikes. So as an adult I have to…

Sunny Days Were Meant For Walking

The sun didn’t last for long today, but when I wake up to a blue skied morning in winter, I try to tell myself work can wait. And it can. My oldest son and I went for a 5 mile hike on the local…

Kitsap Memorial Park

Kitsap Memorial Park is a tiny Washington State Park hidden between the main land and the Olympic Peninsula. It’s not a large state park, but it boasts access to Hood Canal and is a great stop on the long drive to the mountains. One…