Grays – Torreys Peaks

Two Fourteeners in a day, if you want them.   Or just do one. It doesn’t look like they are going anywhere.   Grays Peak stands at 14,270’ and Torreys Peak at 14, 267’ and they are the two highest points along the Continental Divide. Distance: 8.35 miles round trip (both peaks) Elevation Start and End: 11,259′…

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Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park

This is one of the most popular hikes in Glacier National Park with its gentle climb with a lively stream in a beautiful gorge on the way through a rain forest to a high mountain lake with cliffs and waterfalls. Mileage: 2.3 miles to the lake, 3.1 miles to the inlet, one way. Elevation Gain: 505…

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Koko Head Trail, Honolulu, Hawaii

This trail consists of 1106 steps of wooden ties under the railroad tracks to the top of the summit. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. More like a Stairmaster than a trail, this great workout rewards you with stunning views at the summit. Mileage: 1.8…

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Lanikai Pillbox Trail (Ka’iwa Ridge), Oahu, Hawaii

A stunning, short trail along the Ka’iwa Ridge with view of Lanikai and Kailua, offering some of the best vistas of Oahu’s windward side. Mileage: 1.6 miles Elevation: 587 feet Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 1 hour to 90 minute round trip depending on how far you decide to go. Type: Out and Back or Loop, you…

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Uyen

I truly believe that people come into our life for a reason.   Some may stay in your life for a while, some for a brief second, but there is a reason they come into your life. Last year around November, I got an email from a lady in Berkley, California, asking me to take her…

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Diamond Head, Waikiki, Hawaii

The Diamond Head Crater is a stunning volcanic landmark near Waikiki.   This short hour trip to the top offers amazing panoramic views. How to Get There:  Drive through Kapiolani Park (located at the end of Waikiki) headed towards Diamond Head on Kalakaua Blvd which then turns into Poni Moi Rd.   Turn Right onto Diamond…

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Forty Five

This week, I was traveling all over Colorado taking photos of houses for folks who want to sell their house and move somewhere else. They want something to change. My photos help them begin that change. I drive. I see everything, from trashed vacant dilapidated homes to prides and joys with the owners following me…

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Vulnerability

“Wholeheartedness.   There are many tenets of wholeheartedness, but at its very core is vulnerability and worthiness; facing uncertainty, exposure, emotional risks, and knowing that I am enough.”   – Brene Brown I just finished a yoga teacher training and part of the course was to visit a Cadaver lab to learn about anatomy.   Our group looked…

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Wildside Trail, Redmond, WA

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”  – Helen Keller This trail is a short and light 2.2 mile out and back with an intriguing name. Located in near Renton/Issaquah, Washington.   It is a beautiful trail with wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. Located in Cougar Mountain Regional Mountain…

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Great Sand Dunes

“The Wanderer allows plenty of time to roam in wild nature, and roam alone.   Maybe he will start out on a trail, but if the landscape allows, it won’t be long before he wanders off the beaten track.   Because he is stalking a surprise, he attends to the world of hunches and feelings…

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