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Out of the way places

Moon falls is a majestic area with an incredible waterfall and a relatively easy 1 mile trail. Getting to it is the big holdup here, and we had our issues. Although we had been here before, Google maps took us on a different route than previous and we ended up on a maze of confusing and rough logging roads that took us to a spot above the trailhead. Google announced “you have arrived” but in fact, we weren’t there yet.

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Renewal

Here in the Northwest, many Oregon counties entered phase two of  reopening and with it the opening up of many state parks and hiking trails.

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Off the Tracks…

It’s funny how life goes along at a livable pace and then something happens to throw everything off. Often, it doesn’t take much to do that, but sometimes it’s big things that take you off track and you fight like hell to get back on it.

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Fun and Games

Okay. That’s me. What about you? What are you doing to pass the time? Tell me of your inventive ways to spend your free time. What is keeping you sane right now?
Please share in the comments below. There are many of us that need ideas….SPILL!!!
Extra credit goes to the person that can identify the gaming controller in the picture above…LOL

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Hows Everyone Holding Up?

No matter where you live, I’m sure if you are reading this, the COVID-19 virus has affected your life in some way. Are you quarantined? Are you an essential worker? I would really like to know your stories. Please, if you have a comment or story to share, leave them in the comments below.

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Uncertain Times

I write this just as the Oregon Governor has issued a stay at home order for all Oregonians. I was in line at the bank drive thru when it was announced. Well…at least I made my car payment.

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Heartbreak

Whether you’re young or a little older, we’ve all had times in our lives when our heart was broken. A best friend moves away, a parent or sibling or other family member passes away, or a relationship falls apart. All of these things and so much more can cause heartbreak.

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2020

We finally got back out there this weekend! First hike of 2020 in the books. We did a simple trek to McDowell Creek. It’s closeby, and an easy one to start off with.

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