Category: outdoors


lessons learned: keep trying

You don’t always reach your goal the first time. So just try again. When hiking, this can happen all the time. I was snowshoeing near Mt. Rainier with a friend, and as we got...


lessons learned: be prepared

Be prepared for things to not go as planned You’ve likely heard the phrase, hope for the best but prepare for the worst, at some point. Or at least something similar. That’s sort of what I’m...

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gear I use: packs

I don’t have photos, but I still remember a couple of my first true backpacks from when I was a kid in scouts. One was this orange, frameless pack that was just one large...

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gear I use: footwear

For the longest time, my all around favorite, every day wear shoe was the Danner Tachyon boot. They are light, comfy, and great for street or trail. They are similar style to a military...


brewery park at tumwater falls

Today was a loverly fall day. Bit of sun, temps in the low 60s. I had some errands to run, but decided to grab the camera and stop by Brewery Park along the way....


seasons change

It’s Labor Day, the symbolic end of summer/beginning of fall. A group of us went to Guillemot Cove Nature Reserve for a short hike before coming back to our place for bbq. This shot...