Amazing things are happening

1) It stormed. We were at the Warner Springs Resource  Center after a shower, a breakfast, a lunch, a ride to and from the post office. Then the center closed and several of us waited under the awning of the building expecting to get into wet tents soon. Then Nancy, who runs the center drove […]

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Doing fine as we attempt to get our hiking legs under us.

Carrying an extra 35 pounds on your back under the desert sun should not be underestimated!  We are doing it, though somewhat slowly. Blisters have been a problem for me, slightly. We are settling into our way of living which includes getting up with the sun (6:30 or so), breaking camp-still establishing routine- hike, eat, […]

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Leaving Seattle in a Hurry

I left Seattle on April 1, a couple weeks after finding out my father-in-law has an aggressive and terminal form of brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme, grade IV. We were already in the process of packing up our things and heading out on the PCT but weren’t supposed to leave until April 19. That has […]

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