Monthly Archive: March, 2017

Snowshoeing in Cedar Breaks and Around Bear Flat

My second snowshoeing outing came a couple days after my first. Ever since the first time I overlooked the miles of hoodoos in Cedar Breaks I’ve wanted to see them in the snow.… Continue reading

On Fear and Snowshoeing

I have been thinking a lot recently about fear. I have also encountered it a lot. Fear unconsciously drives our lives, causing all of us to make (or significantly, to not make) the… Continue reading

Return to the Land of Whipped Cream: More Exploring in Pine Park

Terry and I had hiked around the other-worldly formations at Pine Park last year, agreeing to return before we had even left. After we gushed about it to Tom he was eager to… Continue reading

Hike on the Golden Wall Loop Trail

With recent higher-than-usual temperatures Tom, Terry, and I agreed to not chose a lower elevation hike for our next outing. Running through our to-do list Terry reminded us of a national forest trail… Continue reading

Hike into Washington Hollow

We had been meaning to explore a few more of the established trails in the south section of the Red Cliffs (usually called the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve) and with the weather suddenly… Continue reading

Hiking to see “The Tree” in the Red Cliffs

Our first planned hike in Utah was to scramble around at our beloved Red Cliffs. Located 40 minutes south and 2.500 feet in elevation below us, the conservation area and adjoining section of… Continue reading

Our First Few Weeks Back in Utah

As I mentioned in my last post, we’ve been back in Utah for a few weeks now – actually about 4 weeks as I’m writing this. Instead of diving back into our usual… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity Build in Mason, Texas

“For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other.” -Millard Fuller, Founder of Habitat for Humanity I’m going to start this post… Continue reading