The Great Risk

I woke up to Andrew singing while making me breakfast tacos. I had a realization the other day that he totally manages my moods. The thing with mental health is, sometimes before you even open your eyes, you’re having a bad day. There’s no rhyme or reason to it, you could have had an awesome … More The Great Risk

Let’s Do This

Good heavens it’s been a while since I’ve written.  You know that this is my space where I process through my deepest struggles, and to be honest, things have been pretty dang good.  So I haven’t written. Well, we have a fun update that I can’t wait to share!  One of Andrew’s long time friends … More Let’s Do This

New Season

Outside Gertie, our trailer, I can see the Wind River Range of Wyoming.  Fall was quick this year with the leaves yellow only for a couple of days, then fading to a worn out gold. A cold front came in with snow flurries and strong winds which cleaned the trees of their fading glory.  Now … More New Season

Processing

Andrew and I were off the grid for a while and now we’re back on, staying right outside of our beloved Pinedale.  I love it when my phone reads “No Service.”  I feel like it’s giving me permission to stare at the clouds more, get lost in the wind rustling through the Aspen leaves, take … More Processing

Conditioning

We pulled our old packs out of the truck and started filling them up.  Smellie sleeping bags, a change of clothes, pots and butane, Cliff Bars and apples.  The trailhead was an hour from our trailer.  The road wound its way through golden farmland with black cows dotting the hillside.  We watched a storm grow … More Conditioning