Tag Archives: loving life

Dear Mother, I Broke My Promise

Dear mother, I broke my promise to you. I camped alone in Yosemite National Park. No one chose to camp next to me last night as they all passed by hurriedly. Maybe sleeping next to the rushing river seemed unappealing. … Continue reading

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I miss this.

I miss this so much.

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Don’t Rain on My Sad Little Parade

I’ve been off trail for almost two weeks…again. I haven’t yet typed up my journal entry about having to get off the trail, so this may seem confusing and out of the blue. I will explain later. For now, I’d … Continue reading

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Marmots, Laughter, Crystal Lakes, and Tears

The next day, my second day on the trail since I felt well enough to hike again, I overdid it. There were 20 miles until Tuolomne Meadows campground, and I should have split these in half, but I did all … Continue reading

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What’s Important To Me

Nights in my tent with a headlamp and book are my favorite. And if my battery is charged enough, I may allow myself some quiet music as I reflect on the day’s events, what I’ve learned, who I’m becoming, and … Continue reading

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We Will Resume

While hitchhiking to Mammoth, we got halfway and stopped by KFC where Piers played some guitar and we got free biscuits, and while eating on the sidewalk outside the store, got invited to a lovely couple’s home. Now we are … Continue reading

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100% Ready

This morning is a good morning. My super sweet friend, James, let me stay in his vacation home in Truckee for two nights to recover, and I just woke up and made a hearty breakfast for two (to share with … Continue reading

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