Author Archives: goodyniosi

About goodyniosi

Writer, avid(!!!) hiker - living life to the fullest. Love, life, bliss - getting high on getting high (in the alpine that is)

Preparations

Yup – the beast is pretty much packed and ready to go. Just have to add the food tomorrow morning. And – excitingly – I seem to have managed to pack for 4 days and come in under 30 pounds. … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking and Life | Leave a comment

Connection

There was a time, not all that long ago, when I was sure I wanted to go it alone in this world. I didn’t need anyone – certainly not a life partner. I told myself, and anyone else who would … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking and Life | Leave a comment

Crest Mountain

How I know it’s been a good day: I’ve taken more than 50 photos. Yep – it was a good photo day. I got up at 5 – early yes but totally worth it. I was at the trailhead at … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking and Life | Leave a comment

Hemer Park Walk

Great afternoon walk today in Hemer Park with Julie and Ocean. In fact, I would call it a good day all around. Things are coming together: Auger Point, Flower Ridge – everything is falling into place. The weather is turing … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking and Life | Leave a comment

About Forgiveness

I’ve been thinking about this word since yesterday – or not thinking about it so much as feeling it and being with it. So here’s what comes to me: you know how they say you can’t love someone (fully or … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking and Life | Leave a comment

The List

What is it with me and lists? Whatever it is, I like it and I am not about to change it. First – if I write it down I don’t have to think about it and god knows I have … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking and Life | Leave a comment

Tour de Maple

Pat and I met this morning at the Osborne Bay Road side of Maple Mountain – the goal being Maple Syrup (Upper and Lower) to the top and then an easy stroll down the climbers route. Best laid plans and … Continue reading

Posted in Hiking and Life | Leave a comment