This past weekend I decided to take my level 3 with ORCKA after seeing that Gayle from Sometimes Eventful posted about the class that she took. I didn’t know that there was a relatively new place teaching ORCKA classes nearby. It all comes naturally. I can’t recommend them enough! I had always wanted to finish… Continue reading ORCKA
A while back I bought a second hand canoe from a friend. I was thinking of getting a nice lightweight one, but the budget just isn’t allowing that right now. So here I am with this new-to-me canoe! A friend had asked me if I had checked yet to see if it floats. Of course… Continue reading Getting ready!
After waiting months to come out of my long winter hibernation, it seemed fitting to snag some geocaches to have a nice excuse to get out on the trails again. I haven’t been keeping up with geocaching about as much as I haven’t been keeping up with blogging. I’m just too big a fan of… Continue reading Geocaching fail
It’s been a relatively quiet summer; at least as far as any writing goes. I’ve been enjoying tagging along to help hide some paddles for the Paddle in the Park Contest. It’s been a blast! But obviously I haven’t been able to share any info about any trips until after the paddles were found. This… Continue reading Wolf Lake
What a fun place to hang out for the day! Recently one of my friends let me know that she’s never hiked in Hamilton. So Hamilton being so well known as the Waterfall Capital of the world, I figured we had to go to one of it’s popular waterfalls. The hike didn’t disappoint! Although we… Continue reading Albion falls
It’s always good to be prepared. Not necessarily prepared for what could go wrong, but prepared to change your plans. Ever have a trip where everything that can go wrong does? This last trip just didn’t seem to want to happen. It started with the day before the trip when I came down with a… Continue reading Murphy’s Law
We had a ton of rain last week! I know that’s kind of dreary for a lot of folks out there but one of my friends had a fabulous idea. Since I’ve been taking a photography class to figure out how to take better pictures it was awesome to go out and take a nice… Continue reading Singing in the rain