Monthly Archives: August 2017

Preparations

Once again, my multi-day backpack is ready to go. In fact, all day has been about preparing for our trip tomorrow, from boiling eggs to watering the garden and dropping the puppies off at the kennel. But first (and very, … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

When I was in my early twenties, I began a serious search for self. Oh the paths I walked down! I encountered many dead ends. Some roads were roundabouts. Others seemed to stretch into infinity through what proved ultimately to … Continue reading

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Kokanee Glacier

Today we hiked 22K in one of the most beautiful sub-alpine places I have ever been. There’s a reason Kokanee Glacier Park is so popular. And, believe me, we weren’t alone. It was a sunny, warm Saturday afternoon. Half the … Continue reading

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Domestic Bliss

I have to admit to something here – but please don’t let the word spread. Just between you and me okay? I kind of, sort of (blushing) like this whole domestic, back to basics, apron on, making preserves, carving out … Continue reading

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The Dilemma of Diet

I’ve been thinking about what I eat. It all started about three days ago when I saw some videos on Facebook. It came into sharper focus yesterday when a friend began a conversation centering around the ethics of eating meat. … Continue reading

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Dennis Ridge

Words heard over and over (ad nauseam) on our hike today: “wow, stunning, gorgeous, wow, exquisite, awesome, beautiful, wow (tons of wows) and more along those lines – too many to have kept track of. Earlier this season, just when … Continue reading

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Basic Days

Some days are like this: Simon and I pretending to be mountain goats high in the alpine (thanks to Nicky for the photo) and other days are like today: basic, quiet, catching up on domestic chores. And while I live … Continue reading

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