New Year, New Life

Hello, world! I am here. I exist, I’m alive and I thrive! I’ve emerged like a mama bear from hibernation with her baby cub. Yep, I’m back! And, I dare say, better than ever! I know what you’re thinking- wow, she’s hopped up on sleep deprivation and postpartum hormones and gone a little cray cray. […]

Camp Reads: Best of 2016

  As I sit here with my newborn baby girl, I realized I can’t let the end of the year go by without posting my favorite outdoor books of the year. I could say that the end of the year snuckĀ up on me, but pregnancy has the magical power of slowing down time, especially in […]

Lookouts: Kelly Butte

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is climb to lookouts. My first of this year was Kelly Butte on the July 4th weekend. My husband drove us to the trailhead through a meandering of forest roads and I was surprised at the chill in the air when I opened my car […]

Summer Reading List 2016

There are so many great new releases to read this summer that I had to share a list. These are perfect for reading around the campfire. Enjoy and happy summer!   Lab Girl by Hope Jahren I so loved visiting Hope Jahren’s world for just a little while. She is a renowned scientist who grew […]