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Picking Poppies

Picking Poppies – Episode 3

By On September 22, 2017

Welcome to the third episode of Picking Poppies.  If this is your first time reading a Picking Poppies post, please check out the very first episode, to provide context!  Essentially, this post… Read More

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Picking Poppies

Picking Poppies – Episode 2 – Hike for Grayson

By On August 22, 2017

I can’t believe how quickly time flies.  It has already been a month since my first Picking Poppies post.  I’ll never understand time, and how it so quickly evades. If you missed… Read More

Mountain Moments

Hiking to Heal – facing my demons one step at a time

By On August 10, 2017

I am so excited to announce that this post has been featured by High Peaks Hiking – go check it out!   I hike to heal.  That may sound a bit strange, especially being… Read More

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Picking Poppies

Picking Poppies – Choosing Love and Kindness

By On July 22, 2017

I’ve had this idea brewing.  A passion stirring, and I’ve been trying to ignore it.  Unfortunately I’m trying to learn this whole boldness thing, and it’s really getting in the way of… Read More

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Mountain Moments

Defining Your Identity

By On July 17, 2017

Truth is hard to face. Especially truth about yourself. And then truth is hard to accept. It is easier to believe lies, believe negativity, believe that which the world deems true despite… Read More

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Mountain Moments

Redefining Your Limits

By On July 15, 2017

I am so excited to announce that this post has been featured by High Peaks Hiking – go check it out! Redefining Your Limits Whether or not we consciously realize it, we all have… Read More

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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

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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