Tripping in Oregon

After being stir crazy for a couple of months I figured it was safe to do an exploratory road trip with proper precautions. A friend had given me a Falcon Guide covering hot springs in the Pacific Northwest and I wanted to see how accurate it was. After doing a bunch of research (turns out […]

Random Thoughts #2: Social Anxiety Meets Social Media

Other than a minute or two, I took the past few days off from social media. Yes, I did succumb to the temptation to glance a few times for a minute or two. I didn’t feel like I broke any unspoken rules because it wasn’t an intentional break. It was a necessary one. One that […]

I Left My Heart at Big Heart Lake

My longest trip to date was this last summer. I had planned on two nights, visiting five different alpine lakes, and hiking around 25 miles. I had done lots of research on hikes within a few hours of my house that I could do in two and a half days, with some flexibility on length. […]

Random Thoughts #1

I’m new to this blog thing. Forgive my writing style and the composition of my pages. I’m learning. Learning how to stylize, how to compose, how to even build a blog in the first place. And I’m dusting the cobwebs off my long-unused writing skills. I’m a newbie. So I ask for patience, understanding, and […]