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Challenge Walk #75
Friday, September 23, 2016      5 comments

Wednesday I woke early to meet up with a group doing a sanctioned volkswalk in Seattle at lovely Alki Beach. We've had some cold & wind, but we were bl... Read more
Centurion Achievement Challenge 2016 -- Walks #71-74 Did Double (&triple) Duty!
Saturday, September 17, 2016      1 comments

As part of the American Volksport Association, I am committed to walking 100 sanctioned walks in 2016. As Part of the Evergreen State Volksport Association, I am trying to walk in all 39 counties of Washington State, This week my husband and I... Read more
A day of solitude at Kelly Butte (oh, yeah--it was a hike!)
Saturday, September 10, 2016      4 comments

Friday was a perfect day. I decided no alarms, I'd just go when I woke, and I woke early. I decided to cut up some fruit for the car ride, grab coff... Read more
Centurion Acheivement Challenge 2016 -- Walks #68 & 69
Monday, September 05, 2016      1 comments

I grew up Just a few miles from Green Lake, so when I go to see my 87+ year old Dad I try to get in a walk around this lake. It is part of a challenge... Read more
#67 Another Local Classic
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      0 comments

This is the second walk I signed for at the BellEast QFC in Bellevue WA. This classic uses the Lake to Lake trail passing t6he lake Hills Ranger Statio... Read more
Challenge Walk #65 & 66
Sunday, August 28, 2016      0 comments

Two more walks toward the goal of 100 Volkswalks this year. Thursday I drove to Whidbey Island, WA to meet a friend and see her new life there. She was held up, so I did a 5k while I was waiting. This is such a pretty place. ... Read more
Lost time -- catch up time
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      0 comments

I have been so blessed with good health that taking 10 days out of life to fight influenza is a major set back. I get so mad that my plans were interrupted, but then try to go to more useful thought which stem from gratitude for the other 350+ ... Read more
Feeling good - Challenge walks #61 & 62 completed
Friday, July 29, 2016      0 comments

I'm feeling positive about my progress on the Centurion Challenge - (completing 100 sanctioned walks in one year.) Last time I did this challenge it seemed so difficult to get them in. (even as I write this I realize I put an added burden on my... Read more
Challenge walk #60 -- 3 walks on one
Saturday, July 23, 2016      0 comments

Today the Interlaken Trailblazers put on a walking event in conjuction with Renton River Days (an annual summer festival.) Traditionally walks are 10k, but there are people at a variety of levels, so the walk this year was 3 5k loops of varying... Read more
Challenge walk #59 in my own backyard.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      4 comments

I want to get in miles so I won't fall behind my goal, but it has been a very busy week. So, I took advantage of an available walk just a few miles... Read more
A beautiful way to get challenge walks 57& 58
Sunday, July 10, 2016      5 comments

Family business took me to the Anacortes Washington area. I was able to time my meeting to allow for two walks. The first I chose because I think it ... Read more
Two more walks & the week is not over yet!
Friday, July 08, 2016      0 comments

Having a holiday helped. On Monday morning the Emerald City wanderers sponsored a walk in Seattle. It was a very interesting walk through an area of town I don't often visit. My GPS mark this park as a reservoir. I need to do some research t... Read more
Over half way to the goal!
Saturday, July 02, 2016      1 comments

Challenge walks # 53 & 54 this week; with a goal of 100 this year that puts me over half way and ahead of schedule. I had a gift card to use at the outlet mall, so I did double duty and tried out two walks our Volksport club took over this year... Read more
Three more walks this week
Saturday, June 25, 2016      0 comments

Saturday evening finds me with 52 of 100 challenge walks completed this year..ahead of the 50 needed by June 30. Thursday I did walk # 50 in Leschi, Seattle. It is normally a beautiful walk along lake washington with views of Mt. Rainier. ... Read more
Columbia Gorge Part 2
Sunday, June 19, 2016      3 comments

I can't say enough about what a first class event this is. I headed home early, but finished up Saturday morning by hiking up the Pacific Crest trail to Dry Creek Falls. When I arrived I was able to sit and have a few minutes of alone time, ju... Read more

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