Category Archives: Hiking and Life

Flowers and skeeters and beans (at last!)

Thunder on our walk today – and because of that, I had to leave Shanara at home and just take Abby. But it was odd that way – the storms just seemed to circle without ever lighting down. And the … Continue reading

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The state of the world

I’m beginning to think that I should stop reading news or listening to the radio – the news is so damn depressing. The latest I heard today – 150 billion (yes billion) annually in illegal wild animal and stolen forestry … Continue reading

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Mount Brennan

I should really start this post off by saying how amazing today’s hike was and how wonderful it was to hike with my mountain bestie, Nicky again – what a brilliant day it was etc. But I can’t – I … Continue reading

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Some semi-political thoughts

I’m glad I’m heading into the alpine again tomorrow. I don’t┬áthink I can bear another day of “politics.” I know that I “should” not engage in FB conversations that are political or religious. And yet there are times when it … Continue reading

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Mount Grohman

Today – another new hike I’ve never done before: Mount Grohman. And what a hike it was: ridge after ridge, and all in the alpine right from the outset. (long drive on a logging road!) We had a super group … Continue reading

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Another In Between

Yes – another day in between hikes – and this week is shaping up to be pretty epic. But before I get into that – see those photos? Yep – my garden. Well, “our” garden really because Simon does most … Continue reading

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Butter again

It was another perfect day of hiking up Butter – this time with Sheila and both dogs. The best news is that Sheila hiked 6.5 hours and more than 800 metres elevation – and she was fine!!! Yay! Bigger hikes … Continue reading

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