I Hike, Because…

When you get your muscles moving, your blood pumping, and your lungs expanding – a rush of all the happiness hormones crash through you no matter what the outlet, but only if you enjoy it. My outlet is hiking.

And I enjoy it bc of the person I become when I am on the trail. Read more to find out who that person is. It might surprise you.

Look Forward by Looking Back

From: Dec. 2022 Me
To: Dec. 2021 Me

“You invested in yourself and now a year later – are finally reaping the rewards.

But you wouldn’t have gotten here had you quit.

And you certainly wouldn’t have marked some items off your living list if you decided the path you were forging was too hard.”

I Saw what Exists Beyond Fear….

To my archnemsis Fear, I have let you control me since the day I was born. And for the past 33 years (34 in 13 days) – I welcomed you with open arms. I let you control my life. I let you yell at me and make me feel worthless. I believed wholeheartedly‚Ķ.that you – […]

Brain + Soul = Living List

People write bucket lists for items they want to accomplish before they die. But I want a living list. A list of items that I want to experience while I am alive, without the end being death.So what is on my living list? There is a road that goes from Newport, OR to Maine, in […]