Hiking Season is Well Under Way!

This is one of the best times of year for me...the beginning of the non-snow hiking season. I am sharing some of the fun pix from the early hikes thus fa

A Tree in the Storm

When we're caught in a store of emotions, we can practice to be like the trunk and become still, not carried away by our thinking and emotions.

Climbing Closer to the Summit

Today, Ann and I climbed up more than half way to 4.1 miles. We had a 2,100 foot elevation increase on this wonderfully beautiful journey on a day with perfect hiking weather. Another key milestone for today was the fact that we reached 9,500 feet of altitude on the hike. That is the highest I have ever been hiking.