Author: Jamie

Whatever Wednesday: Is This You?

Have you been secretly hating group hikes but afraid to go solo? Yes, I am talking to you, fellow introvert. You used to rely on your husband/boyfriend to make plans using online tools and tricks, find trails, control GPS, and tell you what to pack, and now that you are single, you are no longer

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Review: Take A Hike! A Donkey-Donk Story

I get review requests for books and products regularly, but only a handful of emails catch my attention. This book is one of them! I am so excited to share it with you guys. Take A Hike! is a children’s book, and a miniature donkey named Donkey-Donk is the main character. This book is the

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Trail Canyon Falls

Adventure Dog

When the brutal summer heat was finally coming to an end, the wildfires took over the mountains in Southern California last year. The Bobcat Fire burned for months in the Angeles National Forest. It started on September 6, 2020, and was finally contained by December 18. To say I was disappointed and felt sad would

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Clunker…Holy Cross…Holey Bucket

Holey Bucket

Like the rest of the world, we didn’t get to explore much this year between the Covid lockdown and a sequence of wildfires. But amid chaos, we managed to put in a few small hikes here and there this fall. In the next few posts, I will share those hikes with you. This was a

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But Wait….There is More!

2020 has been eventful. The pandemic…job loss…lockdown…new job…..chaotic election…..more lockdown. But wait….There is more! I thought it was enough already then I had an unexplainable toe injury. It happened in my kitchen one evening. It reminded me of the saying, It can always be worse, so be grateful for what you already have. I won’t

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Camping and Hiking in the Sierra National Forest

Huntington Lake

Before the devastating Creek Fire took over the area early this month, we had a lovely time camping and hiking in the Sierra National Forest. I’ve never been up in this area, so I was very much looking forward to exploring it. We set up our camp at one of the established campgrounds near Huntington

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