Monthly Archives: September 2007

White Chuck Glacier

It’s rough making a trip to climb a mountain and to return without ever seeing the mountain. The weather this past weekend was just unforgivably bad. There were short moments where the sun broke through the fog and we could … Continue reading

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Back Early

It hurts to be back this early, both in the physical beat-down sense and mental failing-to-hit-a-summit sense.  Being at the mercy of the weather gods can be rough sometimes.  Still, it’s nice to be freshly showered with a solid game … Continue reading

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Making Plans

Soooo…it’s the big weekend of making an attempt at the most technical climb I’ve done to date…which actually isn’t all that technical (hopefully), but I’m busy pretending I’m a total bad-ass, so leave me to it for a moment okay? … Continue reading

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Boundaries

It’s been a while since I wrote about volunteering at the hospital.  I was starting to feel that perhaps I’ve gotten jaded to the sight of human suffering…that perhaps suffering has become a banality of its own and that it’s … Continue reading

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On Doing Nothing Worth Noting

My weekend was so nice and uneventful. On Saturday, I had a wonderful girl’s night in with Jessica and Alexis…something I hadn’t done in literally years. We drank a lot of wine and ate a lot of desserts while laughing … Continue reading

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Sweetness

Bleh, the weather is looking bad this weekend.  I guess it’s too much to hope that we might get three good weekends during SUMMER in Seattle.  I don’t think it takes a genius to figure out that standing on a … Continue reading

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For the Whored!

During lunch today I called in an order at one of my local favorite Thai restaurant…it’s such a favorite of mine that the lady knows me by my voice and she knows I like my order with 2 stars. Scary … Continue reading

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Spider Meadow and Spider Gap

I’ve heard such great things about Spider Meadow and Spider Gap that I tried to solo backpack to it last year. Unfortunately the weather had other plans for me, so I was quite thrilled to be offered another go at … Continue reading

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Worth It?

I’m tired and achy. My hips are chafed from all the long backpacking trips carrying a pack more than one third my weight. The bruises on my legs from climbing Mount Adams and having the strong wind topple me over … Continue reading

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