First serious hike of the season was a long one...at least for this citified softie. Eagle Creek Trailhead to Tunnel Falls was a 12 mile round trip venture. Cheese and crackers never tasted so good.
Hacia el final, me dolido los pies, entonces, remojar los perros era obligatorio.
Exploring Oregon's stately neighbor to the North brought about some unexpected delights. Example: earnest retired person who gave me the spiel on the plankhouse. Listening to your elders begets insight into the land we thoughtlessly trod day-to-day. Yesterday there was no erection scrawled on the pillar of the stone bridge near my apartment. Yesterday, there was no bridge. Tomorrow may find the erection whitewashed. Tomorrow may find no bridge. The elders know.
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Jenny Gapp, has sixteen years experience as a teacher librarian, four seasons as a seasonal state park ranger assistant, and two summers adventuring with National Parks in an official capacity.