South Sister Climb 2016

South Sister Climb 2016

Basic Information (from GPS) Driving Distance – 2 hours 14 minutes Hike Distance – 6 miles Hike Duration – 7 hours 27 minutes Elevation Gain – 4,913 feet (Alltrails.com says 4,901ft) Starting Elevation – 5,445 feet Summit – 10,358...
My Backpack Contents of Equipment for Two

My Backpack Contents of Equipment for Two

Equipment in my backpack when I hike with my friend: Anyone who is new to backpacking may wonder what to carry in their backpack. I know I wished I knew where to find a list of what to carry; however, since that was before pagers, cell phones, and the internet, I made...
Stir fry Noodles and Chicken

Stir fry Noodles and Chicken

I had two bundles of udon noodles pre made in the fridge and decided to make something tonight with them. Basic Stir fry noodles with shrimp and chicken.  Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined (I didn’t use the...
Vivian Lake from Salt Creek Falls Trailhead

Vivian Lake from Salt Creek Falls Trailhead

Vivian Lake from Salt Creek Falls Trail Head This hike has multiple waterfalls to enjoy! Basic Information (from GPS) Driving Distance – 1.45 minutes Hike Distance – 3.85 miles Hike Duration – 1 hour 45 minutes Elevation Gain – 2048 feet...
Feta Salsa Recipe

Feta Salsa Recipe

I was making some carnitas tacos the other night and decided to make a complimentary salsa for them.  I decided to add feta to my base this time. I use a 2 cup Pyrex glass bowl, which is perfect for two people (a I eat most of it). The flavors went very well with...
Thai Spicy Noodles, Pork, And Seafood Salad

Thai Spicy Noodles, Pork, And Seafood Salad

 Source: Heath McConnell Servings: 2 servings Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Ingredients 100 grams glass noodles, dried  100 grams ground pork, minced  2 small squid, sliced into rings  6-10 prawns, uncooked, peeled and deveined  1 large...
Largemouth Bass and Noodles

Largemouth Bass and Noodles

Largemouth Bass And Noodles Makes: 2 servings Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Ingredients: 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons fish sauce 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1-2 pinches crushed red pepper 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 shallot,...
What does love look like?

What does love look like?

It’s amazing the awakening that trials can bring. I’ve been begging God to speak in my current situation, crying out to him every second of the day and this is what I have asked and his reply, via music, as is usually the case: What does love look like?...