Little Steps: Day 100 – 34,064 Reasons to H.Y.O.H

Day 100 has finally arrived. Way faster than I expected it too. Or wanted it to. I find it amazing how much, and what, can change, in just 100 days. In fact, what I envisioned day 100 would be like, is not the reality of what day 100 looks like. And I am not sure …

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Little Steps: Day 75 (& 74 & 73 & 72) – Dig Deep

Wow. In 2.5 months, I have walked 56 miles. That is insane. The last 12 of those I dug deep to find the strength to hike with a 35lb backpacking backpack on. Filled with supplies I will need on my solo*, combined with a bunch of other random unnecessary stuff I just have been to …

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How Being a Rover Scout, Helped me Discover My Love of the Iditarod

We joined the BPSA scouts in Sept 2017. I wanted my kids to participate in scouts. To gain an appreciation of the outdoors that I thought only scouts could provide. But I was against what was happening politically and socially in the BSA at the time. And I felt like Girl Scouts spent too much …

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971st Great Blue Herons 1st Field Day!

And I survived! This was my first official event as Akela. I wanted it to go as smoothly and as awesomely as possible. I have been running thru what I wanted to accomplish and how, for weeks. I ever thought and made myself sick with anxiety, more than once. First impressions have the biggest impact. …

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