Traveling, Camping and Hiking My Way Westward Where to From Here In 2022 I did a blitz trip west to visit family and friends in Utah, California and Arizona. As the landscapes rolled by on 10-12 hour days of driving, I had promised myself I would take the trip again in 2023, cutting back those … Continue reading Go West 2023: The Best Laid Plans
If each person in Minnesota picked up the same amount of trash I've collected so far in 2020, it would result in 588,326,410 pounds of trash being removed from our streets, parks and waterways. *Based on 2019 U.S. Census Bureau data that estimates Minnesota's population at 5,639,632. Trash Collected as of November 1, 2020: 104.32 … Continue reading Ten Months of Stewardship
I don't know about you, but finding a new routine has really been helping me get a sense of normalcy right now. I've spent more time online than ever. I've been more social than ever. I've been taking great comfort in all of the interaction. I've been connecting with friends, making news ones and generally … Continue reading Getting Into a New Routine
#13hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: West River Parkway, City of Minneapolis Love Your Trail : Trash the Trash Event hosted by Ruth's Blue Marble I believe in the power of action. What better way to show you mean what you say by doing an act that demonstrates your commitment. As a woman on … Continue reading Making Change One Hike at a Time
With the coming holiday of Thanksgiving in the U.S. I have been reflecting a lot on how I got here to this place in my life of hiking. The people and places that have shaped my experiences.