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Fog in the mountains

As I drive the winding mountain road, it becomes more and more difficult to see during my drive home in darkness.  At first, wisps of vapor rise up off the blacktop, a little bit at a time.  At first, it’s only every now and then.  But as the miles pass,…

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Rain, Rain — please don’t go away!

Pitter, patter.  Pitter, patter.  Rumble, flash — BOOM!  A familiar sound to those who live in the midwest during this time of year.  Perhaps too familiar, given the recent flooding in Missouri.  As I lie snug in our log home, the sound of rain on the skylight is a comforting…

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The joys of backpacking

The sun sparkled against the crystal clear sky.  I hiked further up the rocky trail, looking forward to eating lunch next to the alpine lake.  I enjoyed the solitude of my hike, seeing nary another person during this weekday in July.  As I rounded the corner, I encountered a group…

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Measuring life…

Life Is Not Measured By the Number of Breaths We Take, But By the Moments That Take Our Breath Away As mentioned in a previous quote, my cousin and her boyfriend have set out hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year.  As I follow her journey through her Facebook quotes,…

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