Monthly Archives: June 2014

Chilkoot Trail Part I

I didn’t realize what had happened at first.  I didn’t even see the other hikers bear mace.  I couldn’t breathe.  It was like having asthma when I was a kid.  My lungs tightened, my throat burned.  Can I breath?  I turned and labored for air. I came into the Chilkoot Trail well aware of and…
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Made it to Skagway!

How good it is to be on the road again.  How good it is to have the salt of the sea in my hair and the names of Alaskan ports on my lips. I was so nervous about unexpectedly being alone on this trip that I forgot to be excited for this wild adventure.  It’s…
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