The Lost Coast

Riding through the Redwoods was spectacular. We pedaled through massive trees in old growth forests and saw many animals, including this impressive buck. It was extremely windy leaving Arcata, pushing us 35 miles to Ferndale. The tiny historic town is the perfect entry into the lost coast. Fitzroy had an ear infection so we stayed another … More The Lost Coast

Island Adventures

Thankful to be on the road again and eager to see Alvin and tell him of my good luck in Whitehorse, I drove most of the way down the Cassiar. Even though we had no communication about his location, I had a feeling where he might be. Just before the intersection for Stewart, I passed … More Island Adventures

Road Magic

Leaving the Pelly Farm was bittersweet. I really enjoyed my time there and wished that I could stay longer. I also felt ready to meet back up with Alvin and figure out a plan South. The raging fires in central/southern BC had started a few days earlier and roads that we were planning on taking … More Road Magic

Sunny Spruce Farm

Despite being extremely happy and thankful to have made the beautiful 2,000+ mile journey up to Alaska, the first few days on Sunny Spruce Farm weren’t so sunny for me… feeling sad to see Alvin go, especially without cell reception to communicate.. and tremendous sadness about Shelton’s deteriorating condition. It was hard to see him … More Sunny Spruce Farm

My Sweet Shelton

On a Wednesday morning about eight years ago, before going to work at Morgan’s Canoe & Outdoor Adventures in Indiana, I went to White’s Sale Barn. There I saw two little farm girls with half a dozen of the cutest free puppies. I took one of the precious hounds into my arms and rubbed my … More My Sweet Shelton

The Save Movement

This weekend, my eyes were opened a little bit wider. Yesterday, I joined the Save Movement and stood outside a slaughterhouse for the first time to bear witness, for a few hours, and see with my own eyes cows coming into the facility. JBS yearly kills over 2 million cows. That may sound astonishing but … More The Save Movement