Shoe Romance

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose” said Dr. Suess. As a person who loves to venture out outdoors and travel, I understand the importance of comfort and quality in the shoes that I choose for a particular occasion. When I come across … Continue reading Shoe Romance

Mixed Feelings

A light drizzle mixed with cold wind that seems as though it cuts right through your rain jacket and the shirt underneath. Headlights pierce through the early morning darkness. Still stiff and with sleepy eyes, the thermos of hot coffee appears to be the only thing giving comfort and cheering up our spirit. We are on … Continue reading Mixed Feelings

Turn

Left, right, up, down. Trees, leaves, rocks, dirt, roots and twigs. Steady breath and monotone sound of shoes hitting the trail. Quietness of the outdoors, change in terrain, occasional critter or another human. I feel like I could go forever. I fell in love with trail running. Trail running reminds me of the vibrancy of … Continue reading Turn

Comfort

Campfire. Coolness of the morning. Dew on the grass. It is quiet and peaceful, except for the occasional bird and the sound of thick cut bacon sizzling in the skillet. I love breakfast by a campfire! The smell of burning wood and bacon has power–it can comfort and definitely makes one hungry. The biggest thing … Continue reading Comfort

Dirty & Unsanitary

The tent is set up in just the right spot of the campground. Fire is burning gently throwing a blanket of aromatic smoke over the campsite. Camp chairs are carefully arranged around the campfire. They are ready for the best part of camping–a time around the campfire with great stories and food. Speaking of food… … Continue reading Dirty & Unsanitary