Tag: funny

A Spam-Mail Poetry Celebration

This weekend, it was my birthday. At 32, I am now safely back in even-number territory, and everything feels better already. After the stress of worrying that everyone…

5 Signs That It’s Been Too Long Since Your Last Hiking Trip

1. You are mysteriously missing gaiters and a dry bag┬áthat you later realize you lent to your brother for a trip he took last summer. It has definitely…

Five Ways People Are Reacting to a Total Lack of Snow in January

The east coast may have seen blizzards in recent weeks, but out here in Vancouver, it’s still unseasonably warm. The other day, I wore a spring coat, and…

6 Ways I Spiced Things Up in 2014

It wouldn’t be New Year’s Eve without the internet filling up with reminiscences about the past year. I won’t fight the tide. Also, I’ve had quite the eventful…

How to Get Out of Shape for Your Next Climbing Trip

There’s nothing quite like ducking out of rain city in the early spring and emerging someplace dry, warm and climbable. It’s so awesome, in fact, that many people…

Do Something New Day: Aquafit

There is no official Do Something New Day, as far as I can tell, so I’m making up my own. It falls on whichever day I decide to…