Winning in more ways than one

It’s been a good couple weeks.  I did the Gateway to the Gorge 8 Miler on the 12th and somehow ended up 2nd overall and won the Masters Division.  I was “accused” by an unnamed friend of finding the least competitive races around, but my reply is you can only compete against those who show…

Anniversary Hike

For our 11th wedding anniversary we opted to hike up to Burnt Lake.  Weather was cool and overcast with a slight chance of some clearing.  We were hoping to maybe catch a break and get some views from either the lake or up just a bit higher on East Zigzag, sadly no views were to…

Camping and Hiking with “The Dog”

Mia and I are now just over 3 weeks into dog ownership, and things are going well.  Codi is adjusting really well and I believe he trusts us and does a pretty good job of listening. Last weekend the forecast for the PNW was very good.  No rain in sight, so Mia and I on…