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mitten {birthday edition}
Road trips / {Adventures} / {Home Team} / {Summer}

mitten {birthday edition}

one of the best parts about going to the mitten in august is celebrating my grandpa’s birthday.  this year, we celebrated 91 years.  acceptable forms of celebration include swimming, kayaking, cake eating, sunbathing, walks, hammock naps, campfires, s’mores, mexican train dominoes (Grandpa is a champ), and sipping coffee on the deck over the lake. happy … Continue reading

savage lake | holy cross wilderness
Backpacking & Outside / Fly Fishing / {Adventures} / {Mountain Life} / {Summer}

savage lake | holy cross wilderness

as i was whining about recently (oh, you didn’t catch that?  i. so. totally. was.  forgive me.), Jared and I have been working a lot.  we took this friday and saturday off to go spend a night at (lower) savage lake. despite getting swallowed whole by mosquitoes, highlights included throwing flies around (Jared caught a … Continue reading

gratefulness {lately}
{Grateful} / {Mountain Life} / {Summer}

gratefulness {lately}

//This bus.  For being so clearly cherished and beautiful.  And for being all the way from Vermont. //This fawn (and its twinner).  For being right outside my bedroom window this morning, spots and all. //These splashes: because even though they require a bath afterward, they’re totally worth it. //These radishes, because we grew them ourselves. … Continue reading