Wild Weather Hike on the Ridgeline Trail

Last weekend even though the weather couldn’t make up its mind, my roommate Sarah and I headed out to the Ridgeline Trail System just 10 minutes south of downtown for a quick urban hike. Taking the trail for a 4-mile out & back, we started at the Spring Blvd Trail head and hiked to the Fox Hollow Trail head and back. Along the way we encountered snow, hail, rain and even a little sunshine. Here are some of my best iPhone photos from the afternoon excursion. Continue reading

Cold Feet in Eugene

With below freezing temperatures this past week in Eugene, Oregon, I’ve learned two new things about myself:

1. I am jealous of people who have car garages

Scrapping the car windows

2. My toes don’t appreciate ice flakes falling on them – It’s time to find some new winter work shoes.

Cold - but cute - feet

I guess I should start following my own tips:

How to Survive Winter in the Pacific Northwest

The Winter Solstice is coming up on Dec. 22, 2011 and those rain clouds are moving in.