Author Archives: Stephen

Hiking coal lake past independence lake

last Friday after work I came home, packed my bags, and refreshed the traffic report on Google Maps until the red lines went away (around 7pm). then I hit the road towards the cascades. after about 25 miles off Mountain Loop Highway there was a little dirt road descriptively named NF-4060. I drove on that for […]

Posted in adventure | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

2014 Girls of Summer Alley Cat

Yesterday marked the 4th annual Girls of Summer alley cat race in Seattle. Here are some ladies hanging out at the start. Ben held the baby so Laura could race meanwhile I left to go get our checkpoint ready. This involved appropriate signage our checkpoint was pretty simple: write a love poem Mike did some […]

Posted in photos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2013 .83 Christmas Tree Ride

yay, here are photos from the 2013 .83 christmas tree ride we gathered as westlake center mark looking nonchalant despite an enormous tree stuck to his back alec looked forlorn trees were secured all sorts of ways andre cautiously optimistic mohawk mike doing drugs special goggles guy boat jake has a sudden thought; ben looks […]

Posted in photos | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Backpacking the Olympic Coast and Lake Ozette (Days 3 and 4)

Over the long weekend Nick, Katie, Derek (Nick’s uncle), and I went backpacking along the Olympic Coast. This is part 2 of a 2-part series. See days 1 and 2 here. Day 3 ( Sunday) we woke up and contemplated our existence then started the journey I saw the tiniest star fish in existence then […]

Posted in adventure | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Backpacking the Olympic Coast and Lake Ozette (Days 1 and 2)

Over the long weekend Nick, Katie, Derek (Nick’s uncle), and I went backpacking along the Olympic Coast. This is part 1 of a 2-part series. See part 2 here. Day 1 (Friday evening) We took the ferry the sun was setting all nice and pretty there’s west seattle and mount rainier in the distance Day […]

Posted in adventure | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment