Is it still 2023? I have no recollection of being this tired with my first child but our newest little adventurer is taking it out of me. Also say hello to my new hiking buddy! It also doesn’t help that the oldest slightly bigger adventurer is 2 and doesn’t have an off switch until heContinue reading “Wannabe Asleep”
Category Archives: side hustles
Flashback Friday: Glacier National Park August 2022
I’m getting my groove back and writing again. All the projects I’ve procrastinated on I’m finally getting done!
Here is my overview of hiking in Glacier NP.
Current River Mood
Well, we just survived a four…five… almost a whole week blizzard and now another week of horrible wind chills… thank you winter storms Diaz and Elliot. Followed by another round of snow. We needed the moisture but I’m so over four-foot drifts and slick roads. I was teleworking from home for some of it, butContinue reading “Current River Mood”
New Year, (semi) New Me
I haven’t posted in the last few days– holidays, weddings, and driving through a winter storm had my attention focused elsewhere. I’ve also been working on finishing up a couple of books for the Pennington Book Project, Perry the Pet Pig and the Barely Revised Edition of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways book. I’m hopingContinue reading “New Year, (semi) New Me”
Snow Squall… WTF?
We had a snowsquall on December 15– what the heck is a snowsquall you ask? A cold, miserable whiteout with a time limit. Howling wind, blowing snow, and a massive temperature change. It went from almost 48 degrees down to 25 degrees. While it was a “cool” experience it made me long for warmer days.Continue reading “Snow Squall… WTF?”
Flashback Friday: Smokey Mountains National Park June 2017
Starting a new thing– Flashback Fridays! I’ll take a few moments to talk about a hike, trip, or adventure. I can think about warmer days and get into a habit of posting every week. It’s a win, win! For my first Flashback Friday I’m going to talk about probably my favorite trip ever…so far… ItContinue reading “Flashback Friday: Smokey Mountains National Park June 2017”
Wannabe on the Trail: Side Hustles & Small Business
Hey all! I don’t know if it’s the millennial mindset or just the ADHD talking but I keep trying to find new ways to make my hobbies pay for themselves. I like hiking and thought taking photos and writing about it would be fun. Probably not a high paying niche but fun. Once I startedContinue reading “Wannabe on the Trail: Side Hustles & Small Business”
Baby Wipes & Day Hikes: Big Spring Trail
I got to go home over Thanksgiving. I had a week to show my son around my hometown, hunt, spend time with family, and hike. Hunter has been there back in February but that was a quick trip and we didn’t do a lot of exploring. I should have planned two weeks. However, we gotContinue reading “Baby Wipes & Day Hikes: Big Spring Trail”
Wannabe on the Trail: Influencing
I’ve been thinking a lot lately— inspired by a documentary. Imagine that. Anyways, I watched Fake Famous. It’s an interesting look at how we view influencing and a social experiment into how to become a mega influencer. I related the most with Chris but I don’t think I deserve to be famous in the sameContinue reading “Wannabe on the Trail: Influencing”
Return to Girl, Take a Hike
I really want to go hike on a beach somewhere. It’s been an insane week already. It’s also starting to get cold. I don’t like it. Well, I do but it’s a weird toxic love hate relationship with cold weather. The snow makes it so pretty. Luckily, we only had a little light dusting ofContinue reading “Return to Girl, Take a Hike”
Hey folks! Fall is starting to wither a little bit here—we’re already getting calls for snow but right now it’s misty and dreary. Perfect Halloween weather—or perfect Halloween writing weather. So, I’m starting my own writing prompt for the two weeks leading up to Halloween. #writeaween