I am not ending 2019 where I started it, and I am very grateful for that. 2018 was a year of turbulence, opportunities, growth, and change, so I entered 2019 prioritizing stability, consistency, and balance. And what a year it was!
Winter is fast approaching, weather windows for hiking are rapidly diminishing (if not completely vanishing), and it gets dark waaaaay too early now. I'm sure some of you will be layering on the waterproof jacket and venturing out into the west coast rain, trading in your hiking boots for snowshoes and skies, or even heading south for sunnier, drier conditions. And some of you may be thinking 'well, I guess those trails can wait until next year...'
I admit it: I'm the mythical 'morning person' who is cheerful and bubbly before their first cup of coffee. I reliably wake up perky and enthusiastic, I love meeting friends for coffee before work, and on weekends I am often home and showered from a decent hike by 11 am. Granted, my enthusiasm for morning … Continue reading Early Morning Habits