“on your left”

Mt. Si, this peak overlooks the town of North Bend, a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Seattle and a perfect place to run…UP. 4 miles is a seemingly non-threatening distance…until you are staring at 3700+ feet of elevation gain only to turn around and backtrack down the same 4 miles. I would … Continue reading “on your left”

“…there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” –Bilbo Baggins

-photographer unknown Although I was born and raised “up the holler*” I was told once that I will never truly be a West Virginian. This honorable status cannot be bestowed until your parents, and their parents are both buried in the hills somewhere. We had our little spot on top of a hill, shaded by … Continue reading “…there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” –Bilbo Baggins

Insha’allah, it will be done… maybe tomorrow

Do you want to go to Pakistan?” “yes” “are you sure?” “yes” “really?” “yes” “ok, don’t tell your mom” That was how the conversation transpired. There was no evaluation, no contemplation, no hesitation, just yes. It is not often that people allow their lives to be changed in an instant. We base life decisions around … Continue reading Insha’allah, it will be done… maybe tomorrow