Finally took my Pacific Crest Trail hike, well a part of it, that is. The PCT is not just any hike, it requires a massive amount of logistics and planning. For one thing, it’s pretty much impossible to get to many of the trailheads without having to hitchhike, something I’m not great at. Then, since […]
My daughter is 16, and as we all know, the teenage years are often full of angst and self-doubt. They sure were for me, at least. Yet I have often remarked upon, and reveled in, her uncommon kindness and level-headedness. When I am feeling sad or low about something she is always there to cheer […]
To many people hiking means “work”, and who likes that? I’m here to tell you, though, that while it may be work, it’s good work. Good for you. Your mind and body. Your soul. You feel better after a hike. Let me name a few reasons. Perhaps the most obvious benefit is that hiking in […]
With my daughter. Enjoy. (Note: click to enlarge) Communing with the cows. Always a hazard in cow country. In Tall Grass. Taking a break. Hidden!