If I'm being honest, living in the West turned me into a bit of a trail snob.
When a colleague told me a “summer camp”-style weekend for the 21 and older set, I was in! That’s how I ended up glamping with the Girl Scouts.
Ummm, spring is here? Wait--when did that happen? The time I spent away from posting has been well worth it--I’m in the final quarter of the certificate program I’m participating in, I finished a major work project and am already up to here in another, and--most importantly--I’ve been engaged in the very important work of decluttering …
For the Record is a look back at the week that was: I share my current obsessions, weekend plans, and other snapshots from a life in progress.
After months away from the trail due to injury and illness, I’d been searching for a place where I could spend some time relaxing in the outdoors on a really easy trail to begin the process of rebuilding my strength and endurance. Camp Long was just the ticket.
This weekend, my friend JP and I tackled one of North Bend, Washington's most popular hiking trails: Little Si. Almost five miles out and back and rated at moderate effort by the Washington Trails Association, Little Si offered the perfect way to start the weekend, pouring rain and all.
A lazy hour spent walking and shooting at West Point Lighthouse in Seattle's Discovery Park.