This Wild Life ~ Dewey Lake, August 2019

"Promise to stay wild with me." ~ Victoria Erickson Dewey Lake, American Lake, Kachess Loop We have a tradition, of sorts, to meander into the wild at least once a year with our Hendies (Mike's younger sister and her fam). But, as with most things that involve our children, it's getting trickier and trickier to [...]

Chapter Three ~ Packwood Lake with the Cousins, June 2015

http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/packwood-lake "There are some places you will always return, chapters in this book of life you will choose to read over and over and over again ~ because they are just that good." We first starting coming to this place because it's path was gentle and it's waters welcomed us.  But, we continue to return [...]

Missing Pieces ~ Pete Lake with a Side of Waptus May 2015

http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/pete-lake "The grand adventure was never quite as grand when a piece of us was missing." It is always our goal to get out into the wild before the end of May.  But, it is not always easy finding a hike where the snow has melted and the rain has agreed to let us be.  [...]