First Run of 2017

Happy New Year Everyone! A new year means different things for different people.  For me, it means an opportunity to start writing (figuratively) a new book; it means to do a self-assessment; to start over; it means new beginnings. On the last day of 2016 we got a nice little dusting of snow.  Not much […]

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Backpacking the Olympic Peninsula (Summer 2016)

This post is way over due but either way, the story goes like this… When we returned from our first failed attempt at backpacking, Nate and I decided that we should try this backpacking thing again but this time by ourselves.  So we did. We had heard wonderful things about Lake Ozette on the Olympic […]

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Raw Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate.  What could be better than chocolate?  Wait, I know!  Running!  But I prefer to have them both. The other day I went to Costco and saw these two delicious fruits (dried, of course): Made in Nature Organic Dates Happy Village Organic Figs I immediately thought of making raw ginger bars (recipe to come later) so […]

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