Dang! Now that’s cold!
Last weekend I entered a cross-country run on Whidbey Island. It was a refreshing 23 degrees out and I stripped down to run in my shorts. Just like I had been doing all week during our Northwest freeze. And per usual many a passerby, runner and non runner alike inevitably asks me, “aren’t you cold?!” […]
Sugar Maples and Joshua Trees–On the Trail in 2013
I love this time of the year. The short days and long nights of the Winter Solstice prompting me to slow down, recharge, reflect, and relax. The spiritual and joyous nature of Christmas instilling in me hope, renewal and an appreciation of family, friends and blessings. And the excitement of the New Year allowing me […]
Merry Christmas Bird Count!
There was a great front page story today in my local newspaper, the Skagit Valley Herald on the upcoming Christmas Bird Counts in the county. Skagit County is one of the best places in Washington state for bird watching and this region is known for its thousands of wintering snow geese, trumpeter and tundra swans, […]