Monthly Archives: February 2014

Don’t date a Girl Who Travels

I love, love this article. Don’t date a girl who travels; She is more at home on the mountain trails on the peaks of the eastern Sierras than roaming the streets of Beverly Hills looking for the newest True Religion jeans. She wears North Face and water proof Tevas and not Tom’s. She may walk …

Carrot Ginger Beet Breakfast Muffins

   These muffins are essential for the first morning of any back packing trip.   If you want to poop in the forest on the second morning that is.   I had the great idea to throw these together while I was pondering what to do with the left over pulp from my carrots and beets when I …

Vivian Creek Trail Hike to High Creek

    We should be counting our blessings that here we are in California on a seventy three degree February day.     We should be hiking in snow shoes instead of shorts.     I really, really wish we had some snow Usually February is a time when few people go hiking at San Gorgonio and the ones that …

Marcona Almonds; perfect trail snack

     Even though my legs and butt are killing me from working out two days ago, I still managed to run nine miles today. How did I manage to pull my exhausted legs up and down nine miles worth of hills, over 2,400 feet of altitude gain? Marcona almonds.      These delicious almonds are such …

I Killed Bambi

     I love driving in the mountains. There is nothing like driving fast in my Subaru on curving winding mountain roads with some good music blaring out the speakers, sun roof open, windows down, and the smell of the mountain pines all around me. I do not, however enjoy following people ALL THE WAY to …