Winter hiking tips and lesson learned the hard way For those of us who enjoy our summers, it's often difficult to find motivation to hike in below-par temperatures. Even though I grew up in Minnesota, I have never really enjoyed winter weather. But I have learned some ways around the cold and still found joy … Continue reading HOW TO BEAT THE WINTER GLOOM!
Since going plant-based, I've had to rewire a little. Since the turkey was always my favorite dish at Thanksgiving, I've had to redirect my attention a little bit. A good cook can make a decent turkey or ham but an amazing cook can make veggies taste just as good if not better than the "main … Continue reading The Star Dish of Thanksgiving
In an age where the term "anxiety" is loosely used, it seems as though everyone has anxiety. Experience some trauma, add-in some stress, and you may start to unknowingly develop anxiety. If you don't realize you have it, you are either in total denial or blissfully ignorant . . . and that's ok. Just pray … Continue reading HOW HIKING CHANGED MY LIFE
I knew there was a reason why I had been procrastinating doing a full 14er. I had been hiking since childhood but couldn't quite explain my lack of desire to hike a peak . That was until the 3:02 a.m. alarm titled "This is fucking crazy" went off on my phone the morning of my … Continue reading ALL THAT FOR A DONUT?