Tag: wildflowers

The Hills Came Alive

I could feel it; I just knew. It was in the air. The atmosphere was ripe. I was filled with anticipation. There was no preventing anything. It was just a matter of time. But, I digress. Let me begin at the beginning. Some of you may remember we got on the wrong trail last weekend–it…

Back Roads Therapy

I caught myself reminiscing in a very big way on Saturday evening. First we attended a retirement party (which is salt in an already big wound. While Saturday’s party was for someone who worked with my husband, today I saw my former work peeps and it hurts my heart that I am no longer part…

Hospitality on Hawk Mountain Trail

On an almost 99 degree day this past weekend, this was our escape (and reward). Enjoy! One of Oregon’s finest trails, this is off of Rho Ridge trail in the Mt. Hood National forest. It’s also one we’d never hiked.Β  It’s about 4 1/2 miles, and only slightly challenging for me (due to fussy feet.…