Monthly Archives: March 2015

Mount Horne and Mount Wesley and Wesley Ridge

Today just three os us “crazy people” hiked in what started off as very “iffy” weather. First destination: Mount Horne. This was steep. We set out at about 9.20 and got to the top shortly after 11. We took the … Continue reading

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Wet

They say the Inuit have a 50 words for “snow.” I would suggest the we, on the West Coast, need at least that many for “rain.” But it’s late afternoon now and I have exhausted my limited vocabulary: drizzle, downpour, spate, … Continue reading

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Let the adventure begin

If I feel just the tiniest bit melancholy today, I chalk it up to two things: first the grey, drizzly, showery day; second, poor Abby, who threw up for about 20 minutes and now seems rather listless. I’ll feed her … Continue reading

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Another walk in the woods

Just as I thought my work schedule for next week was calm and organized. boom! An explosion of assignments! Quickly – very quickly – I made calls and sorted things out as best I could. Add to that one of … Continue reading

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Bussssy!

Yup – almost too busy today. By the time I took a break with Abby, I was hot and sweaty and my headed felt like it was stuffed with cotton: a sure sign that I have been writing far too many … Continue reading

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Spring sunshine

Now this is spring. When I can go into the back 40 and hear the birds making a harmonious racket and see the mist rising up to the morning sun – this is spring. Suddenly it’s really hear in full-throated … Continue reading

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Mount Elma

Today I hiked – so of course the day was perfect. No, the weather was not perfect, but the company was terrific and it didn’t rain. We hiked up Mount Elma in thick mist but were rewarded at the top … Continue reading

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Spring

We’re so well into spring now. It’s funny, spring on the West Coast creeps in so slowly – you almost don’t notice it. It starts in mid-January when the buds on the willows start to swell. But it’s still cool … Continue reading

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Mount Prevost

Today was one of the best hiking days I’ve had for a long time. Why? Well, I was with my bet hiking buddy – Julie. It was just the two of us and we didn’t rush: just climbed to the … Continue reading

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Thursday walk

Spring is surely here. I didnt’ have to put on a jacket to go outside today – it’s sunny, arm, beautiful. Abby and I took an extra-long walk today because it’s Thursday and our weekend has begun! And that means … Continue reading

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