Last week, I wrote about how to prepare for hiking Mount St. Helens. This week, my tale of the hike itself–the coolest and hardest thing I’ve ever accomplished.
Picture it: You’ve just been denied a permit to a bucket list hike. Through your tears you see the words ‘YOU Can Climb Mount St. Helens.’ Feelings rush in–skepticism, fear, doubt–and then hope and excitement.
I used to have a serious problem as a child collecting things. Beanie Babies, Tamogotchis, rocks, shells, even tile samples at Eagle Hardware (RIP). My mother just LOVED it when I’d pick a new item to take up space in the house. As an adult, I’ve calmed down–a bit. Now I collect things like beer coasters […]