Treasures and Atrocities At the Summit

I was Girl Scouts for many years. Along with camping, sewing, summer camps, and cookie sales, my troop did a lot hiking. One of our favorite trails was Squaw Peak. I remember watching Bank One Ballpark, home of the Diamondback's baseball team, being built, circa 1996-1997. I also remember squealing when my friends and I... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Hiking Gear

Every year for our anniversary, my boyfriend and I spend a long weekend in a remote cabin devoid of technology, and then embark on a pre-dawn hike in order to enjoy a mountain-top sunrise. Though it's unlikely that I'll be up for our Year 5 hike next month, I'm anxiously anticipating the day I'll be... Continue Reading →

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