Tag: hiking

Onward! Goals for 2019

First of all, Happy New Year to all of you out there on the wild internets. 2018 has ended and 2019 is only beginning. And so, without further distraction, I want to share a succinct list of my goals for the new year. Improve my writing. I will actively continue seeking out and practicing ways to improve my craft. Figure… Read more →

My Son Heading to the Next Rise on the Skyline Divide Trail

2018: A Review

2018 has been an eventful year for my family and I. Subsequently, now that it’s coming to a close, I wanted to reflect on some of my family, hiking, and writing adventures. Family Adventures! My wife’s, favorite place to visit is the Pacific Coast. Whenever we can, we like to take little weekend trips to visit. On one of these… Read more →

Glaciers at the NW Base of Mt Baker

The Update – August 2018

Last month’s update feels like it was a lifetime ago. July was such a ridiculously busy month. Here are a few things that went down: I turned 35 Weekend trip to the coast for our 14th anniversary Failed at finishing Camp Nanowrimo Did the next round of edits for the Village Books Anthology Slipped into a writer’s slump and went… Read more →

Hiking Winchester Mountain

A month or so ago I tried out a new hike in the area. Winchester Mountain This was about a 2 mile out a back trail that takes you up to the peak of Winchester Mountain. On this peak sits an old, refurbished, fire lookout. The trail itself isn’t too difficult. It’s all up, but it’s not overly steep. Really,… Read more →

Hiking the Heliotrope Ridge Trail

A Hike up for Glacial Views Hiking the Heliotrope Ridge Trail in the North Cascades. As an Okie, seeing a glacier was not something I was likely to see without traveling very very far. Even seeing substantial mountains in Oklahoma was not a real possibility. There were the Wichita Mountains down near Lawton but they were just a patch of… Read more →