Category Archives: Outoors

Trails, not Tribulations

I went running today. Only for 20 minutes, but the air was cool, the sky was grey and purple with rain clouds, and the cottonwoods alongside the trail were rustling in the breeze. For those 20 minutes and a little … Continue reading

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26.2 & other thoughts

Don’t you love the artistic quality of a photo that’s been carefully doctored to obscure the identities of the individuals pictured? Me neither, but whatever. I still had fun taking this photo. My shoes are the scrubby gray ones on … Continue reading

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Solo Parent Venturing Out

It’s spring today. After a looong week (sick kid, work backlog because of staying home for sick kid, getting sick myself and losing my voice for 4 days, and working Saturday to make up for getting behind on projects earlier … Continue reading

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An epilogue of sorts

Last Saturday I went on a hike with J and Little Guy.  We drove out to the foothills, to a trailhead we had been to innumerable times; it was, in fact, the place we first went hiking when we moved to … Continue reading

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On Camping and Hiking with Baby

Both J and I are completely exhausted today and the house is a mess, but that’s okay.  We went camping last weekend and it was absolutely worth it. The camping trip was actually the second one we’ve been on since … Continue reading

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Due Date, and Other Things

The weather in Boise has been reaching the 80s and it really feels like summer now.  Ziggy and I continue to take our walks in the mornings before it gets too hot out, and then again sometimes in the evenings … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Difficult Summer

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body Love what it loves. Tell … Continue reading

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