A little bit about Lisette.....

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest I feel most alive surrounded by trees and breathing in the fresh mountain air.

When I am not working you will most likely find me spending time outdoors, volunteering with my church and exploring this beautiful planet with my family. 

This is my place to share my passion for life and to encourage you to take time to find the extraordinary in your life.

Modern day adventurers

Modern day adventurers

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When you spend as much time hiking as we do, it gives you a lot of time to think. Oftentimes, I think about how pristine these places are we visit and how rugged and utterly breathtaking they must have been back when Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on them. From May 1804 to September 1806 they were the first American expedition to cross the western region of the United States. Their primary objective was to explore and map the recently acquired territory while documenting the plants, animals and geography.

Over this past year when my heart has felt heavy missing our son, I have focused on improving my 

childlike wonder and amazement in all of God's creations- from the tiniest rock to the daintiest flower. 

I like to think Cameron and I would have been fantastic explorers. We have just the right combination of curiosity, guts and drifter in us. I would have been in charge of cataloging and naming all the flora and fauna, while Cameron would have been in charge of setting our course and hacking our way through the forest.

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Hiking along the trail to Crypt Lake

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Some spots were a bit tricky.

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Crypt Lake

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There was a pretty good trail all around the lake.

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Perfection!

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Sunbathing and sun spots

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Did you know I was a butterfly whisperer? This butterfly would not leave me alone.

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Fisherman at Crypt Lake

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Cheering yourself up

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