A Writer's 21st Century Memoir.

Nature And The Outdoors

Me at the Grand Canyon
Making my parents nervous since 1990.
  • Think about what happens after you throw something away or even say “hello” to someone. The implications of what’s to follow are what you keep in mind before you act. Use that way of thinking as your guide.
  • If you asked me a year ago if I would be the ambassador for the Los Angeles chapter of the international hiking group, Hiker Babes, whose mission is to unite women who share a passion for the outdoors into a community, I would have laughed.
  • We ended up taking the Ice House trail to the 8,859-foot summit and hiked nearly 12 miles there and back.
  • I was able to understand the bride better as I got to know the other incredibly smart and caring young women.
  • We’re clearly out there. The mountains are also a melting pot of a variety of different people hiking native lands, and yet we are only now barely seeing these faces in popular media.
  • I wrote a poem with the LA River in mind, but I also drew parallels between the river and the highways that weave in and around Los Angeles.
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