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About goodyniosi

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

The Ferry

We have now been on the ferry for slightly more than 1.5 hours. We have moved exactly 0.0 inches. And why is that? Apparently an RV on the vehicle deck has spilled its poop. They are trying to clean it … Continue reading

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Thoughts

Thought number one today: how lovely to see the trumpeter swans on the big pond again. And then while Abby and I were out, a monster V of Canada Geese few overhead, honking their hearts out – I stood and … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm

It’s a new world and changing rapidly by the day. I intend to change with it. I can no longer have the same goals and dreams that I had 10 years ago – or even 1 week ago. Thousands of … Continue reading

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Work and Life and Love

I admit it – writing a dozen or so pages in one day (whew!) is mentally pretty exhausting. Given I don’t do it often, I have nothing to complain about. In fact, I’m happy to be perfectly clear that I … Continue reading

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Another day on Maple Mountain

I took Abby with me today. I’ve been leaving her behind on longer hikes but she did so well on the last trek, I decided to take the chance – almost 5.5 hours on Maple Mountain. She limped the last … Continue reading

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December

First – thank-you to Val for the photo from yesterday’s beautiful hike. Second – so funny being in Costco today – standing in line at the checkout and seeing snow outside – and everyone semi-panicking: “OMG – snow!” Me: (you … Continue reading

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Benson area ramble

It was a stroke of amazing good fortune to meet with Val last night at the Extinction Rebellion protest at Woodgrove Mall. (which was successful and energetic and which drew tons of attention – even Santa got into our groove!). … Continue reading

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