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Not Lost, It’s Being Directionally Challenged

That feeling. Where your brain tells you that something isn't right. You are not where you think you are. Maybe it's that panic feeling in your stomach. The first time I got directionally challenged (and I refuse to call it lost. Lost is when you have no way of figuring where you are.) was in… Continue reading Not Lost, It’s Being Directionally Challenged

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Mama and Child Hiking: Nolte State Park

It hit 70° today, the late winter burst of sun and warmth that pushes spring into the picture. I got a couple moms and their preschoolers out for a short hike at Nolte State Park. Nolte sits in the far corner of SE King County, between Enumclaw and Maple Valley, Washington. It's close to us,… Continue reading Mama and Child Hiking: Nolte State Park

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Henry’s Ridge Hiking: Sting’r Loop

Last week we had an artic freeze coming down from Canada, with snow included. Monday warmed up a bit, so I headed out for an afternoon hike at Henry's Ridge, in Maple Valley, Washington. I wasn't the only one out, a lot of mountain bikers had the same idea. However, most were pleasant and shared… Continue reading Henry’s Ridge Hiking: Sting’r Loop