Lake 22 in November

Lake 22 is a stellar hike. Possibly my favorite trail I’ve had the privilege to hike this fall. It combines all the elements of what I consider to be a “great hike”, and it’s a quick, one hour drive from the city. You’ll want to visit Lake 22 if you haven’t already. Lake 22 Trail…

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Talapus Lake Trail in November

The day after Thanksgiving, we took off for a post-Turkey Trek (can we make that a thing, in addition to the Turkey Trot?) Talapus Lake was my selection for the day. Frozen or partially frozen lakes are so beautiful, that I almost feel like these types of hikes are more spectacular in the winter than…

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A Reclaiming

I’m not sure when fear became the determining factor for the decisions I make, but it came to a head this past week. It started off simply enough: signing up for a text service called Nudge. Nudge is a company that sends you biweekly text messages with ideas of excursions to take in your area–Seattle…

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