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Day 2 - Backpacking the High Sierra Loop Trail in Summer 2016

The plan for this day of the trip was to wander over to the Tuolumne Meadows Visitor Center, catch a shuttle to the start of the trail, hike about 3.5 miles into May Lake, set up camp, hike Mount Hoffman, and then call it a day. 1,120 more words

The Girl with the Rainbow Hair: Roadtrip September 2016

Location: Bishop, CA


We checked in at The Mountain View Motel. Arizona and I are getting tattooed tomorrow and her hip feeling a bit wonky. 413 more words


Weekly Favorites

The Art of Asterculture” by Sarah Gailey for Tor.com

I came across this lovely, whimsical piece last week. Gailey gives instructions on how to make star-wine. 216 more words



Earth has no sorrow that earth can not heal.

source: John Muir
image: Eddie’s Garden Photos

Nasturtiums Spring 2017


Pacific Crest Trail Mi833-ish SOUND HALLUCINATIONS

I lay face down. My pillow, which is actually an Osprey stuff sack filled with the few pieces of clothing I had, muffles my ears and gently suffocates my breathing. 551 more words


Invincible Nature (Almost Wordless Wednesday)

“Nature is always lovely, invincible, glad, whatever is done and suffered by her creatures. All scars she heals, whether in rocks or water or sky or hearts.” 135 more words


But I Want to Go Outside!

This past weekend the weather was warmer. The sun was shining, there was a slight breeze, and it was gorgeous. I had a ton of computer work to get caught up on, bills to pay, and laundry and cleaning to do. 370 more words