Tag: hiking

Use your summer trips to fuel your fall and winter months

Each year, I make a list of summer trips that I hope to do. Every day of vacation is accounted for in a plan that is fantastic (but in retrospect, likely impossible). As summer turns to fall, I find myself comparing my list of summer dreams to what we actually did. There are always some great… Read more »

Over the Divide

Time is a friend and foe. We wait through the long dark nights of winter dreaming of the days of summer – a blissful time filled with infinite opportunities. Now that the summer is here, we have to figure out what to do with all of the potential (and quickly before the sun starts to… Read more »

Famous Hikers on Hitting the Trail

There are only a handful of people who have become famous because of their hiking exploits. Climbing? Yes. Trail running? Yep. Mountaineering? Sure. But hiking – not so much. We all hike to some extent, avidly or casually. Though for the most part, society stops celebrating your walking achievements after you’ve passed 12-14-months of age…. Read more »

A Letter To Mothers Everywhere

Dear Mom, Thank you for getting frustrated with us. We know we pushed you to the brink of sanity. We bickered and picked on each other and tattled and didn’t wash our dishes in the sink. We’d let our energy boil up and pester you until you’d scream for us to get our butts outside…. Read more »