The orange heroine rain cape

The orange heroine rain cape

  In preparation to hike and bike El Camino, the 500 and so miles across the North of Spain, I went on a search for the best possible rain cape. We – my pilgrim buddy Susie Q and myself – were told that in the region of Galicia and its mountains, there might be lots … Continue reading

Aerial wheels or how the bicycle got infused with Spirit.

A true gratitude feeling must be shaped like a wheel: the circle pattern never ends, it keeps turning and turning, coiling and coiling into its very infinite center. I have woken up today grateful to the brilliant inventor of the pneumatic tire: Robert William Thomson. The term “Pneuma” meant for the ancient Greeks what for … Continue reading

Mama hiker finds a gem backpack.

Mama hiker finds a gem backpack.

My baby girl has just turned 10 months old! The journey of being a mama has been life affirming and beyond transformative…and along the way I have been, gently and as much as possible, choosing to remain in touch with myself and those things I have always loved to do-hiking and biking-  something that it … Continue reading

On how the Posh Pelican was born and started reviewing exceptional gear for adventurers.

Years ago I was the happy camper looking for the primitive camp site with just a fire ring. No bathrooms, no electrical outlets for loud RVs, please. Now, 42 years old… I have become “poshy” on the edges… “Posh Pelican” was born in a rustic island in the West coast of Florida. There are no … Continue reading

Lesson 4: The importance of being goofy

  Triggers: Every hard, unexpected, serious curve that Life throws at you. My dear sister in law crossed to the other dimension last year. Being goofy was one of her ways to be in the world. I believe it helped her to cope with a loaded trauma from her childhood. It was mesmerizing and refreshing … Continue reading