I had this great plan for getting up super early, pre-dawn-style, hopping a ferry over to the Olympic Peninsula and adventuring through a trail system along a lake. That didn’t so much happen.
While everyone was taking the chance to #optoutside – something I do every Black Friday due to my extreme dislike of large crowds of insane people – I decided to check out a local Wildlife Refuge just down the road from my place.
Hall-frickin-lujah! I finally managed to escape the confines of my house in early November. Yes. It took me a month to write about it: judge all you want.
The beauty of Scotland on a warm, bright spring day was beyond my imagining. How lucky then, that I was able to witness the stunning display Mother Nature provided on the third and final full day in Inverie.
Let me just start by saying something I’m sure I’ve said before: I hate the heat. With a passion. Continue reading
I’m beginning to think Mother Nature might need some lithium, anticonvulsants, antipsychotics, and benzodiazepines. These are used to treat Bipolar Disorder, which I’ve decided that Mother Nature has. In the past 7 days, we’ve gone from 60-degree weather to 12-degree weather and we’re heading back into 60-degree weather this weekend. We’ve gone from sunshine to snowflakes to wind and back to sunshine. Maybe Mother Nature just needs a hug?
Snow on Tuesday:
I don’t know if it has to do with living on an island in Alaska for almost 7 years as a kid, or if it’s the extraordinarily old “British Isles” roots in me, but I love all things cold.
I’m the chick that will eat a hot fudge sundae in the middle of a blizzard. Continue reading
Well hello there!
I know, wasn’t that just a mind-blowing ‘welcome to my blog’? If I were able to serve you tea and cakes and have a little sit down with you, I would. Although, some of you might be creepers and I’m somewhat adverse to the idea of opening my door one day to a box of photos of me with my eyes burned out. Just thought I’d throw that out there in case someone was thinking it sounded like a good idea. It’s not. Please don’t.
So I’ve recently rejoined the outdoors universe. Continue reading