Snow and Ancient Trees

Snow and Ancient Trees

M1

With having bought a house, sold our old house and mostly unpacked at the new one and FINALLY having an open weekend….Kirk took me and the two youngest for a Sunday drive. Sarah style. Which means we did a lot of driving, sight seeing, and even some hiking. No real goals. Nothing more expected than […]

Will You Be There In Spring, Tahoma?

Will You Be There In Spring, Tahoma?

GB8

The last time I hiked this trail I was pregnant with my third son, in the summer of 2011. I slowly made it to the end of the trail, wondering why I had thought it was a good idea to come there – the end of the trail did pay off, and it was truly […]

Sunrise at the Mountain

Sunrise at the Mountain

T1

It sucks getting up early, but it can be so worth it. In this case it meant being up at 4 am and out the door to meet my friend Janelle. BTW, Janelle is participating in Washington Trails Association’s annual Hike-A-Thon in August once again – if you would like to sponsor her, please check […]

Along A River…..

Along A River…..

CR1

It had been awhile since I had backpacked. How long? Well, let’s put it this way: the last time I got out my middle son (Walker) was just a tiny start, I didn’t know I was even pregnant then. It was 3 years and 50 weeks or so ago (not that I was counting..ya know….), […]