Tag Archives: outdoors

The Latest and Greatest Natural Sunscreen

I’m an outdoors kind of girl. What that means is I go through vats of natural sunscreen every summer and buckets of natural sunscreen every spring. Yes even on those cold, cloudy and overcast winter days I use bottles of natural sunscreen. I feel like every Saturday when I go to Whole Foods I’m picking …

My Mountain Bike; Another Man’s Treasure

I’ve  put hundreds of miles on this mountain bike. Today it’s time to say goodbye. In the past year I’ve gotten bugs in my teeth while riding single track trails. I’ve had bees hit me in the face while flying down mountain dirt roads. I got a fly stuck in my contact lens that one …

How not to get Airlifted Out of a Slot Canyon

I’m sure if you asked anyone in our family who had the biggest chance of ending up on the news or having to be airlifted/rescued out of a dangerous canyon at night they would say it would me. You don’t spend your days hiking to the tallest peaks in southern California and tumbling down some …

Micro Spikes, Ice Ax, Snow Shoes, Bacon Jerky

I don’t give up often. I will finish the rest of that cake. I will walk my cat on a leash ( also known as taking the cat for a drag) I will make my own jerky, pavlova from scratch and Beef Wellington. I will crest thing mountain peak in four feet of snow with …

Does a Bra Poop in the Woods?

    The morning forest is quiet.    I just ran four miles through these woods last night but that was before I ingested four cookies worth of raw cookie dough last night.    Don’t judge me.    It was to hot to turn on the oven?   That was how I rationalized it anyways.    So here I am; five …