All the Passion Strings
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Liebster Award – Well, this is exciting…

By On July 12, 2017

Okay, this is a very exciting moment for me.  I got nominated for a blogging award.  I don’t get an actual award.  And a lot of new bloggers get nominated for this… Read More

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Hiking and Backpacking

Fool-Proof Backpacking Meal – Easily Adaptable for Dietary Restrictions

By On July 7, 2017

One of my favorite parks about camping and backpacking is the food.  There is nothing more satisfying that completing a long hike, setting up camp, and sitting down to a delicious meal… Read More

Munra Point
Hiking and Backpacking

Munra Point

By On June 23, 2017

Munra Point Distance: 6 miles round trip (from the John B Yeon trailhead) Difficulty:  Moderate-Difficult No parking passes required (some reports say you need a Forest Service Pass, but there was nothing indicating… Read More

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Ayden Nicole

Father’s Day for the Dad with empty arms

By On June 18, 2017

To every Dad who has ever lost.  To the Dads who feel invisible. I see you. Let me introduce myself.  I am a momma with empty arms.  My husband and I lost… Read More

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Neighbor Nate

Episode 6 – Neighbor Nate and the Fly Hunt

By On June 8, 2017

The Woman came home from an early morning meeting.  Nothing out of the ordinary to report.  She was very unsuspecting as she placed her key in the front door.  She was doing… Read More

Neighbor Nate

Episode 5 – Neighbor Nate and the Swaddled Coffee

By On May 18, 2017

The ritualistic act of making coffee has become something sacred.  Something to revere, a habitual series of steps carried out with care and intention, to be treated with utmost honor. If you… Read More

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A Tribute to my Colleagues

By On May 18, 2017

A small tribute to my former coworkers. My dear friends, You know those letters or videos that people post when they leave their job, to go out in a big way? I… Read More

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Let’s Have a Conversation

By On May 18, 2017

This post has been inspired by things that are currently constantly flooding my Facebook newsfeed. First off, let me promise you that this is not a debate about abortion. This is not… Read More

Ayden Nicole

This is Ayden

By On May 18, 2017

This is Ayden.  This is Ayden right after she was born.  This is Ayden when we looked at her sweet face for the very first time.  This is Ayden with her hat… Read More

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Neighbor Nate

Episode 4 – Neighbor Nate and his Pecularities

By On May 18, 2017

Neighbor Nate is set in his ways, some of which are quite peculiar. There are certain things in life that must be a certain way for him. These things are not of… Read More