Oh God, It Looks Like Daniel ~ Peggy’s Pond, Mt.Daniel and Around to Hyas, August 2019

"It must be the clouds in my eyes." ~ Elton John Peggy's Pond , Mt. Daniel Peggy's Pond sounds modest but as she sits above the Deep-est of Lakes, surrounded by Craggy Rocks of Holy proportions - we found her to be a pocket full of treasures.  The theme of our summer has definitely been to [...]

Bug Off ~ Squaw with a Side of Cathedral, July 2014

http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/squaw-lake "Enjoy the little things, for one day you will look back and realize they were the big things." ~ Robert Brault This was our first higher elevation hike with the kids.  With a spread of four its hard to find a hike that is challenging enough for the older girls and not too challenging [...]

Oh Darling – Cathedral Rock Deception Pass Loop, August 2012

https://www.mountaineers.org/explore/routes-places/pacific-crest-trail-routes/cathedral-rock-deception-pass-tuck-robin-lakes "Oh, darling - let's be adventurers." After two wild adventures with the kiddos, it was really wonderful to step back onto a dirt path, just the two of us, again. Becoming a mother was and is a dream to me.  It is a privilege and an honor.  And although it comes with heartaches and [...]