Seventeen Years and Counting

Mia and I are celebrating seventeen years of marriage this weekend. It has been quite the adventure from our first date until now and so many things could never have been imagined back then (like living in freaking Oregon). We took off with Codi for the Indian Heaven Wilderness and what is becoming a yearly…

Indian Heaven: Thomas to Blue Lake

Imagine 20,000 acres of pristine wilderness, toss in over 150+ lakes and quite literally thousands of wild huckleberry bushes and you get the Indian Heaven Wilderness.  All three of us had been here before and then Codi and I on another quick backpacking trip. As the Pacific Northwest gets a brief respite from the heat,…