Category Archives: climb a mountain

PCT

PCT hikers spend months on the trail. Unless they’ve been given a sabbatical, that means they have given up a job, postponed getting a job, or have followers and family who support their hike. Those multiple pairs of good shoes … Continue reading

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Cheeky

I heard many interesting stories while in North Cascades National Park, talking to hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Their reasons for doing this long trek from Mexico to Canada were as numerous as the trees along their route, … Continue reading

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Engagement

My author-interview got published on Smashwords. Check it out!  https://www.smashwords.com/interview/barbtyner   That was fun. I went to Rocky Mountain National Park and got in a (they call it moderate) five mile hike to Cub Lake. I was a week too … Continue reading

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Climbing High

Two days of rain, glorious rain. Not a drowning downpour, no flooding, just beneficial moisture that came mannerly and kindly so the earth could soak it up. The slope in my backyard that gets so dry in summer is happy. … Continue reading

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Mountain Climbing

Well, my granddaughter decided she was big enough to climb out of her pack-n-play and so that’s what she did. Scared me half to death when I found her starting up the stairs. Somedays you don’t have to do aerobics … Continue reading

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Camping and Quilting

Camping is the sort of thing you make lists for; then you revise them; then you go camping and start all over with a new list because there is a lot you didn’t get right on the first one! All … Continue reading

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A Blank Page

Staring at a blank page, contemplating subjects to cover, I wonder what others see when they gaze at empty paper, or the empty screen. In the past, I worked with students who saw an ocean so big they couldn’t possibly … Continue reading

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