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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)

November

I have no idea whether this is melancholy or nostalgia or just a short, grey November day. For the first time that I can recall, I feel lonely. It’s an unfamiliar feeling. I am used to enjoying solitude and my … Continue reading

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Foggy Mount Tzouhalem

I am loving these foggy day hikes – almost as much as the alpine. There is a magic that occurs when I am walking alone through the forest and the mist is so heavy that the world is transformed into … Continue reading

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Notch Hill

Today – Plan A: The Boston Ridge trail to the top of Mount Becher. Plan B: Mount Prevost. In the end, I went with Plan C: Notch Hill. This made Abby happy because she could come along. It ended up … Continue reading

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Questioning

I badly had to clear my head this morning. So – because hiking is the answer to everything – I took Abby up the Westwood Ridges. We hiked up and down for almost three hours. And yes, Abby was done … Continue reading

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November Walks and Thoughts

I had a busy day broken up by two nice walks, with Abby in the back 40 and later, with Julie and Ocean and Charlie at Cable Bay. And I think I should qualify busy. The idea of being busy … Continue reading

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Melancholy

Melancholy is the word that seems to best describe how I feel. It isn’t bad. It’s just a place that borders sadness. It is both loving and accepting and longing and yearning all at the same time. I think what … Continue reading

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Details

Right – so today, to a large extent, was about getting things ticked off the list. To start – getting the ding in my windshield repaired. Because this was the third ding, ICBC wasn’t about to pay for it – … Continue reading

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