Tag Archives: hiking

I see you everywhere

The wilderness and camping on the island was wonderful – finally getting away from the sound of traffic and seeing something new and beautiful yet so familiar down to the bone. Even after all this time, it still feels a … Continue reading

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Full throttle

The acupuncturist was a different one than my usual, and you just never know. Some of them I don’t want sticking anything in me. I went running there when the pain wouldn’t go away and I told her how I … Continue reading

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Obscure 80’s ballads

The first song today is cheesy and repetitive and awful, but it has a few good moments for what it is and I totally love it anyway. That melancholy love song sound that’s universal however you musically express it, which … Continue reading

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Lucky stars

How lucky do I feel? Do I dare? Yes, I sure as hell do. I keep a low profile and stick to my own agenda, and I have biking and hiking and paddling to do, get the hell out of … Continue reading

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Mile posts

My friend says it’s good karma coming back to me, and I love that idea, but¬† it’s more likely the gods got distracted for a moment from their game of “torture the human.” Whatever it is, WOW. What a stunning … Continue reading

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Huckleberries

Despite being repeatedly foiled in our attempts, we were able to hike for a while yesterday- before turning back because of gunfire. We were almost to the peak of the mountain, but who wants to come over the ridge and … Continue reading

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Walking in the woods

Hiking up something tall and steep always makes me feel better. My friend and I took her kids out on a gnarly trail today. She chose a¬†mountain archaeological site; the location of spirit quests for Native Americans. They go seek … Continue reading

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The oldest song in the world

There’s something about full immersion in a clear mountain lake that makes my soul burst into song. It was hot and dusty, and the water felt glorious, all silky and cool like blue creamsicles sliding over our sticky limbs. I … Continue reading

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