Monthly Archive: January 2018

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Well that tears it…

I’ve mentioned in a video or three that I’ve posted lately, that it gets a bit rainy around here this time of year. Just a touch. Average, annual precipitation in the Olympic or Cascade mountain areas, ranges from about 60-180 inches. It’s...

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Rock Candy Trail – Capitol State Forest

Capitol State Forest is a working forest and outdoor recreational area just outside Olympia… and someplace I have been many times because it has a lot of different trails and because it is so close and easy to get to....

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Are you doing your laundry wrong?

I thought this was kind of entertaining… and it’s not really anything that I have not heard before. But it came up at an opportune time for me because I just ordered a new batch of Soap Nuts. Soap nuts...

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Franklin Falls

Franklin Falls is a very popular destination in the Snoqualmie Pass area. It’s smack-dab in the middle of I-90 in fact, in an area created by a split between the east and west bound lanes. In the summer, it’s a short...

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Urban Hike: Downtown Denver

I’m not really sure what the difference is between hiking and walking…? How do you define it? Is it terrain? distance? or maybe just attitude? Whatever, I found myself with a few free hours while in Downtown Denver after we...

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Middle Fork Snoqualmie River

In the Pacific Northwest, if you let the rain keep you from getting outside, you’ll spend way too much time inside and miss some great adventures. This was one of those adventures. It was a trek along the Middle Fork...

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New Year’s Day Snowshoe Trip to Mt Rainier

Being outdoors; hiking, snowshoeing, and the like has been a bit part of my Positively Healthy life since moving to Washington State almost 4 years ago now. It’s been great for my both physically and mentally. Unfortunately, I’ve also been...