A Walk in the Park Brings Joyful Awareness

I'm resistant. I don't want to move. I'm spiraling down. I just want to stay put. I notice my lethargy and a dipping of my mood, for no apparent reason. A caving in sort of feeling. I know I 'should' move, but I don't want to. I notice the 'should' and I notice it is … Continue reading A Walk in the Park Brings Joyful Awareness

John Muir Trail-Donahue Pass to Lyell Canyon

6.22.16 (JMT) Wed. We wake with a strong determination to get on the trail asap. I've already spied a lone hiker heading for the summit. I test out the snow around me and find it's hard and crunchy. This is what we want. But the morning is bright and warmer than we expected at this … Continue reading John Muir Trail-Donahue Pass to Lyell Canyon

John Muir Trail – Devil’s Postpile to Shadow Lake

6.19.16 (Sun) JMT Cold this morning. Slept pretty good, up with the morning sun. Weather clear. Breakfast today and for the next several days consists of Muesli, premixed with protein powder, and a cup of instant black coffee. We mix each with water before consuming. I also add some raisins and nuts to the cereal … Continue reading John Muir Trail – Devil’s Postpile to Shadow Lake