Category Archives: Hiking and Life

Trying to Make Sense of the World

Every day, it seems, a new horror waits for us – open a newspaper, turn on the computer, click the remote on the TV – and Boom! Right between the eyes. Today, the aftershocks of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi … Continue reading

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Doing what I can

I’m taking small, incremental steps. I don’t want to be overwhelmed by too much change at once. Also, with each change I make, I ask myself, is this something I am doing out of love for (not fear of) and … Continue reading

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Mount Jardine in Snow

Today, Tammy and I took advantage of blue skies and amazing fall weather to make an attempt on Jardine’s west ridge summit. We stopped just short – the snow was getting verrrry deep. But no matter – we got to … Continue reading

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Action Plan

What a strange day – filled with a good deal of frustration (just little things and not really worth mentioning) – but it’s interesting how small things can itch your mind. And then, thank goodness, I listened to an astounding … Continue reading

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Davis Creek – Fishhook Lake

In my happy place today – in other words, up on a trail in the mountains – expansive views and ancient trees (Yes I did hug one and petted and spoke to several others). Also happy to have Abby with … Continue reading

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Radical Love

So I’m listening to the CBC as I’m driving back from my dog walk, listening to an Islamic scholar (of the Sufi tradition) talking about “radical love.” And inside me there is this flower blooming, opening up – unfurling from … Continue reading

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Kuskanax

Today, Tammy and I hiked up Mount Kuskanax in sun and warmth and under beautiful blue skies. Well, it wasn’t quite as warm on top – rather windy in fact (and a bit of snow but not much). Did I … Continue reading

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