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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
Columbia River Gorge Biennial Classic
Friday, June 17, 2016      1 comments

This is a first class 4 day Volksport extravaganza. 4 days, 10 walks plus opportunity to get credit for bikes a swims. I love to come because they san... Read more
No Photos of Walk #42
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      1 comments

Saturday our Volksport club sponsored a guided walk in Sammamish Washington. As a club member I was expected to be a supplemental guide. Our lead pack started off quickly and we were very soon two groups. I did my best to stay at the rear of ... Read more
Challenge Walk #41 Plus one for fun
Saturday, June 04, 2016      2 comments

These are the days I live for. When summer, as short as it is, hit the Pacific Northwest we tend to drop everything and get outside. Today was the scheduled walk in Lynnwood Washington. i was a bit disappointed that the organizers had to forg... Read more
Blogging from the trail
Saturday, May 28, 2016      2 comments

Challenge walk #40 is underway. It's a drizzly day, but I haven't added a challenge walk since last Saturday. It's nice to have a town nearby with a t... Read more
Drenched (challenge walk #39)
Monday, May 23, 2016      1 comments

Saturday was Armed Forces day and the SeaTac Volkssports Club offered walks on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Not having a military background, my son & I ma... Read more
Challenge Walks # 37 & 38
Sunday, May 15, 2016      1 comments

Friday and Saturday-- Back to back days of fitting in Challenge walks. I am ahead of pace to finish the 100 this year but behind a bit on my mileage goals. No matter, I had two interesting walks to add to the records. Friday was a get-it-don... Read more
Basking in the sunshine
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      1 comments

Yes, I am a Native Seattlite; but one thing I do not share with my wetside of the mountain friends is a disdain for heat. Last Saturday the Four Plus Hiking group offered two walks in Central Washington. For those unfamiliar with the state, th... Read more
Two Walks & a Ferry
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      1 comments

The South Sound Walkers Meet Up Group planned a wonderful event for today. WE met in quaint Port Orchard (Cedar Cove to Debbie MacComber fans) and did a 5k walk, mainly along the waterfront. The community is doing a wonderful job of encouragin... Read more
First Hike in Washington this year
Monday, May 02, 2016      1 comments

The snow has not quite melted from the mountains, so my friend and I headed to the "hot" side and took a pleasant walk on Tieton River. The wildflower... Read more
2 More Border Crossings
Monday, May 02, 2016      1 comments

I was participant #97, even though I arrived early. It was a good turn out for the Border crossing event sponsored by the local Volksport chapter. The walk started at the Ft. Vancouver Visitors Center walked across the bridge to Hayden Island,... Read more
A challenge walk and a Border Crossing
Friday, April 29, 2016      0 comments

This year I have a goal to walk 100 American Volkssport Association walks; but I also have. 10 year goal to do 15 border crossings. Why would it take 5... Read more
Three sides of Tacoma. Challenge walks #25-27
Saturday, April 23, 2016      2 comments

This morning the Daffodil Valley Volksport Association sponsored a walk on the new Water Flume Trail (or Water Ditch Trail). This is a paved urban tra... Read more
This will probably go in the book as Challenge Walk #27
Friday, April 22, 2016      1 comments

No, its not that I can't count. I've spent a week trying to help other and I feel good about it. Today I wanted to get out before the rain started and get in another challenge walk. Problem was, I couldn't include my dear husband if I went by... Read more

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