Monthly Archives: September 2019

Mount Becher via Boston Ridge

What an amazing, magnificent day! One of the best I’ve had in a long time. For two reasons. First: I drove up to Mount Becher, parked at the lower lot and headed up the Boston Ridge Trail. And I took … Continue reading

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Day of Reflection

  Ths happened today: http://www.whoamag.co/hiking-the-via-alpina/ So that’s pretty cool. And not much else happened – a couple of walks with Abby, shopping for groceries – and a bottle of wine that I shall open next Monday on my birthday. I … Continue reading

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Home

I’m back home – quite a bit sooner than I expected to be. I’m struggling with finding the words to express what I’m feeling – and the reasons why I made the decision to leave Oregon so soon. I’m probably … Continue reading

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F&#@ed-up Day

Well, it certainly wasn’t the beautiful Link who fucked it up. Not at all. But you must understand, I am now in the United States of America so of course something happened and naturally the police were involved. And me? … Continue reading

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Oregon

Abby is content. She has had dinner and she has had a marrow bone (that she was allowed to eat IN THE HOUSE!!!) and she has had way too many treats. She has also learned to use to dog door … Continue reading

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White Rock

Thanks to Lee for this lovely place to stay today. Abby and I arrived at about 1 pm, and after a nice nap, we drove to the Urban Forest and walked a big loop trail. Also found a place to … Continue reading

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Packed

So that’s it – I ticked off everything on my list for today. Abby watched me pack with a certain amount of apprehension. But now that I’m chilling, she has also relaxed. I’m pretty sure she was pleased when she … Continue reading

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Misty Maple Mountain

Now, that was a pretty wonderful day! It did not rain on me! Well, except for just now while I picked a huge bowl of raspberries – but not once during my hike! Yes it was misty – I hiked … Continue reading

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Work

Work! Whew – that makes a change after a few years of no work. And oddly enough, it seemed that everything was conspiring to stop me from doing it. I was about to set off for Germana’s house – tested … Continue reading

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Choice

A solo hike up Mount Benson today – lots of time to be at peace and to let my mind wander in thought. As it turned out, my thoughts pretty well got stuck on the concept of choice. Not too … Continue reading

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