In The Middle of Gnome Where ~ South Coast Wilderness Trail, July 2019

"The child in us is always there, you know, and its the best part of us, the winged part that travels farthest." ~ Elizabeth Goudge Until we started venturing off into the wild I only felt my inner child emerge on rare occasions.  And when she did spill forth I hardly recognized her.  But, each [...]

Blame It On the Rain ~ Olympic South Coast Wilderness Trail/Third Beach to Strawberry Point, August 2017

"Rain or shine ~ we must run wild from time to time." https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/toleak-point This summer has been a funny one.  Our excursions into the wild have not come often or easy. So when, after rescheduling a time or two, our South Olympic Coast hike landed on a weekend where the rain threatened us a bit [...]