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Babies are not my full-time job.

The other day, someone congratulated me on how much stuff I manage to do with the twins.

As if going anywhere with them requires the kind of motivation and perseverance that only marathon-runners or those with a penchant for self-punishment possess. 452 more words

Adventure Is Out There

So What's Next?

It’s always the second question I get asked, followed closely behind “Have you recovered from the Jungle? It sounded awful.” Then they smile, which leaves me wondering if they read my… 905 more words


How Swede It Is

There’s no doubt in my mind that life in Ubud comes packed with lots of pluses; chief among which is the gratifyingly glaring absence of fast food joints and big box stores. 579 more words

Random Thoughts

Yellowstone NP

Overall, I was more enamored with Grand Teton National Park than Yellowstone, but perhaps that is just because of all the hype surrounding Yellowstone. Or maybe it was because we went in the wrong season and hardly saw any buffalo or other wild animals, but Yellowstone just didn’t match my expectations. 957 more words


Post-Hiatus Posting!

Happy August! (Er…happy near-September!)

It’s been a long, long time since I last posted — with my last posting being of me beginning the job at the Black Sheep Creamery. 305 more words

Just Another Manic Sunday

Dawn broke clear and cool over the upper Clackamas River drainage after an impromptu camping trip amid the teeming hordes escaping the metro area.  Every campground was full for miles.  636 more words

General Hiking

Denny Creek

Today we hiked the Denny Creek Trail up to Keekwulee Falls. The trail runs through the forest, under the interstate, past the Denny Creek natural water slides and eventually to the falls. 23 more words