Archive for September, 2012


Trail Run – Olympic National Park – Lillian Ridge, Grand Lake, Grand Pass

Hiking Trail: Lillian Ridge, Grand Lake, Grand Pass Trail. Rating: 6 out of 5 stars Date: Sept 22nd, 2012 Distance: 12.6 miles, out and back/return trip. Trailhead: 6150 feet Highpoint: 6450 feet Elevation Gain: 3300 feet. (This is not an error, read the details section). Hike Difficulty: Easy with long steeps. Average hiking time 5.5 hours […]

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Rhody Run’s Fastest Female & Author – Kim Jones – Book Signing in Port Townsend

May 1991 Kim Seelye (now Kim Jones) returned to Port Townsend to take part in the Rhody Run. She was already an accomplished distance runner with many first places, and she swept the field at that year’s Rhody Race. Not only did she win but also set a (female) course record that is still unbroken […]

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Sailing and Jogging the San Juan Islands – Lopez Island

August 2012 – A sailing holiday to the San Juan Islands of Washington State in “Simplicity”, my traditional gaff rigged double ender wooden sloop. The weather was perfect for 9 straight days of sun, warmth and bright blue skies. Sailing was mostly slow in light to zero winds except for a couple of days. My […]

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Sailing and Jogging the San Juan Islands – San Juan Island

August 2012 – A sailing holiday to the San Juan Islands of Washington State in “Simplicity”, my traditional gaff rigged double ender wooden sloop. The weather was perfect for 9 straight days of sun, warmth and bright blue skies. Sailing was mostly slow in light to zero winds except for a couple of days. My […]

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Sailing and Jogging the San Juan Islands – Orcas Island

August 2012 – A sailing holiday to the San Juan Islands of Washington State in “Simplicity”, my traditional gaff rigged double ender wooden sloop. The weather was perfect for 9 straight days of sun, warmth and bright blue skies. Sailing was mostly slow in light to zero winds except for a couple of days. My […]

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Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival – Poem

During the Wooden Boat Festival of Sept 2012 the Fisher Poets had a gathering and readings for the public. I was asked to read the following true event personal poem. A full year later I still chocked up on the deepest, darkest moments of emotion. It was truly a traumatic experience and one that has […]

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