Tag Archives: hiking

2nd Half

The days of our camping trip and outdoor adventures have flown by so quickly. It is sad that it is already time to return to my abode and take up the normal routine. One of the reasons it flew so … Continue reading

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Out

Being in the wilderness without access to news or wi-fi is just the best. The rustle of the trees, the gurgle of the creek we camped near, and the songs of the birds were our only source of information, and … Continue reading

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RMNP

I was ready to call it a day when I realized I had not gotten started on this blog. It’s not that I haven’t had time. It’s not that I did a lot of other things instead. It’s more like … Continue reading

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Nature

The weather has turned. Summer is here. Too much heat for me. I’m retreating to the basement with a blanket, books, and a movie for the afternoons. I don’t know why heat turns me into such a puddle of lethargy, … Continue reading

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SnowBird

There is an oxymoronic twist to attaining the age of sixty-five. A person is then eligible for Medicare, which greatly reduces the monthly health insurance expenses – WONDERFUL – but it also means you are NOW sixty-five! Yikes. It’s a … Continue reading

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The Process!

We drove to the mountains on a fifty degree day. There was not much snow where we went, but we were surprised by a sudden snow squall as we hiked. We saw it in the distance behind us and I … Continue reading

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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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Riddle!

I played my first tennis game of the year. Awesome (except for a few sore muscles the next day). I think someone should video tape me. There are moments of sheer hilarity, moments when everyone would be totally amazed at … Continue reading

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