A weekend off the grid in La Push, Washington

There was an overwhelming silence when we crossed over the bridge at deception pass on the Thursday before Labour Day Weekend. It was quiet and still, as if to honour my last moments with lululemon, remaining grateful for all i had learned, but marking the start of a fresh, ginormous new experience that I couldn’t…

hiking mount si, washington | the quiet voice

“It is only alone, truly alone, that one bursts apart, springs forth.” -maria isabel barreno I stared at the Mount Si sign adjusting my backpack, putting one foot in front of the other launching myself up the mountain. A year ago, the thought of doing anything alone would’ve killed me. It’s incredible when all of…

soul(o) camping at deception pass, washington

“Are you sure you don’t have drugs in your car?” The border guard piped. “That’s hard for me to believe.” Now I’m sweating.  “Of course not…would you like to see my photos?” I stuttered. “Yes, I would.”  I stared in unbelief as he scrolled through my photos for what felt like a very long minute….

hanging out at dive bars & car trunks in westport, washington

“Uh oh.” I piped up, cutting Stef off in the middle of breakfast chatter. “I think we’ve locked ourselves out of the car. By we, I mean me, and I’m not sure how we’ll get back in…” We had just spent some serious time figuring out a way to secure the surfboards to the roof…