Late Afternoon Forest Hiking

I made a promise to myself this year, that once summer came, we would not waste it by being inside on nice afternoons. I am not a huge sun fan, but on the days when it is low 70’s, I love casual hiking in…

Silver Forest Trail

Not all hikes are hard ones, or even what might be a “hike”. Silver Forest Trail at Mount Rainier National Park is one of those. It doesn’t go anywhere really (it follows a mostly flatish profile, along a ridge in Yakima Park, at Sunrise)….

Walking A Labyrinth

This morning I was running an errand to Alistaire’s school. It occurred to me as we walked from the school to the church across the street, where we had parked, that I had never walked the labyrinth at St. George’s church in Maple Valley, Wa….