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The Ape Caves

I had heard about the Ape Caves, formed from lava about 2,000 years ago, from a friend a while back. Just this week two friends and I got together and hiked the length of the upper cave. 221 more words


"Having a Lost Pet: Tools to Bring them Home"

Having a lost pet, dog, cat, horse, hamster, you name it, is emotionally draining. Not knowing if they are safe, injured, lost or stolen is so completely unsettling it takes over your thinking. 696 more words

Cosmic Tidbits

The Middle

My cat, Felix, whom I’ve affectionately started calling “Fee” ever since I’ve gotten hooked on the TV show Orphan Black, wakes me up every morning in-between 5:00 and 5:30.   473 more words


Sing Your Song Again

The only time I’ve ever been to Mt. St. Helens was when I was a kid and the entire area was consumed by fog. I never was able to see the peak. 115 more words


Vacation Recap, Part 1

Hi blog! Vacation is over. And has been for awhile now! It is well past time to get back into the swing of regular life again. 1,123 more words

34 Days and Counting

Each week I’ve been increasing my mileage, the weight of my pack and elevation.  Today will be 6 miles–with half loaded pack and boots.  Tomorrow will be a light 3 miles with no pack and trail runners.   296 more words



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I thought about sitting on this image for a while, as this is the time of the year when a lot of Mount St. 83 more words