In Oregon, the PCT hiker walks on ancient volcanic ash, next to Crater Lake and passes hundreds of swimmable ponds.

Instead of looking to the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need
It is better to be looked over than overlooked. – Mae West Of course Zach is camping below. I saw him
Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes. – Bette Midler I slept poorly,
Dying seems less sad than having lived too little. —Gloria Steinem The morning comes before it gets light with my
The final forming of a person’s character lies in his own hands. – Anne Frank I wake to find no
I don’t believe in luck. It’s persistence, hard work and not forgetting your dream. – Janet Jackson The morning breaks
To live will be an awfully big adventure. – Peter Pan A perfect night of stars and a little wind
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. – Katherine Hepburn The sun was up early, mostly
What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my own thing, – Audrey Hepburn
Always be a first-rate version of yourself rather than a second-rate version of someone else. – Judy Garland Gretzky wakes
I may not be perfect but I’m pretty damn good. —Rebecca Roudman I have one of the best nights of
I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. – Charlotte Bronte Cool things I learned today:
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope. – Helen Keller I awaken in
If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness. –
Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Golda Meir
If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it. – Erma Bombeck I wake up all on my
Knowing what must be done does away with fear. – Rosa Parks I had a purple sky lull me to
The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves. – Barbara Corcoran
You can waste your lives drawing lines, or you can live your life crossing them. – Shonda Rhimes The morning
Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have. Margaret Mead