Recently, I’ve been enjoying the last gasps of Northwest summer. Sunshine, alfresco dining, enjoying a stretch of warm, beautiful days and cooler evenings. Day trips to the coast, forest and mountains.
Sounds marvelous, right? Yeah, you would think.
Yet, recently, I found myself climbing up a steeper-than-I-prefer trail, and coming to the slow realization that we were not at all hiking the trail that we’d set out for. There was no viewpoint. No waterfall. Nothing we were expecting. We were basically lost, and I was pushing myself a bit more than I like.
And I could focus on nothing else. Continue Reading