|A day on Mt. Rainier with two of my favorite people.|
Mt. Rainier: Rita, Ian, and I went to Paradise on Mt. Rainier on Tuesday. It was foggy in the valley so it was a leap of faith that we would rise above the fog to see the mountain. We did indeed. Aren't we lucky to live so close to this beautiful spot? During our hike I earned 25 flights on my FitBit (like climbing up 25 flights of stairs.) I won a badge for it. We kept the day short, and Ian was a dream kid to have along. He kept admiring the trees.
70,000+: First time since I received my first FitBit, I got over 10,000 steps a day, totaling over 70,000 steps for the week. I also beat my daughter and husband. We are all in a little family competition. Woot Woot.
|Foraging the Hive. Each test tube is filled with some treasure.|
|Margaret and I on the Glass Bridge|
|The video we took won't transfer. Sorry.|
- Paris for One and Other Stories by Jojo Moyes. Moyes wrote a book which I thought was quite good, You Before Me. This collection of stories was along the same line. "Paris for One" was a novella, a love story. The others were short, fifteen pages long on average. (Print)
- The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. Based on Russian folktales. I found this to be quite compelling. (Audio)
- All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. A re-read for me. I liked this as much as the first time. Click on the hyperlink for details. (Audio)
- The Book of Pearl by Timothee de Fombelle. Truly a fairy story. Set in our world and a far off kingdom. Translated from French. (Print, 76%)
- The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco. This is my Classics Club Spin book. I'm a little freaked out about this one. Click the hyperlink to see why. (Audio, 9%)
I hope you are having a lovely time this summer (or winter to my Aussie friends down under.)