Firefly: Adventures of an accidental firefighter
Friday, August 7, 2020
Operation CSI: Bird was in progress. The perps were apparently using the side of my house as their personal restroom, but where were they? I...
Friday, July 31, 2020
The Great Mask Quest of 2020
Two words I never thought I'd see in the same sentence: Fashion and Mask. Back in February, when most of us were innocently planning ...
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The missing blogger: a solved mystery
Where have I been? Not writing blog posts, obviously! I wish I had something interesting to say, such as I snuck into Iceland, or was und...
Saturday, July 4, 2020
A meeting with the young me
We hiked and scrambled along the ridge. At over 8000 feet, we weren't moving very fast, mostly because we had to keep route finding so w...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Sometimes it's the destination
We slogged up the trail. It was a steep, viewless climb of almost 1,000 feet elevation gain per mile through thick forest. The bushes were w...
Sunday, June 14, 2020
First of all, I'm still here. Thanks to everyone who commented and wanted to keep reading. I didn't even know some of you read here...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
B. wanted to walk her dog. An enthusiastic puppy, he was too young to go far, so we settled on a three mile round trip trail to a small lake...
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Pity, Party of One
In January I decided to take a trip at the end of May. I didn't tell very many people. I didn't even ask for time off work; there w...
Friday, May 8, 2020
There is a trail I know about. It's sort of a secret. There's no sign and it's not in any guidebooks. It passes through some pri...
Thursday, April 30, 2020
The Stay at Home Diaries: Workout Edition
The ski hill closed almost a month early. The gyms soon followed, and then the national park. It was time to get creative. Fortunately, I ...
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