Author Archives: Erika Lawson

About Erika Lawson

Hi I'm Erika, with a "k"! I am blogging from El Cajon, CA, just east of San Diego. Right now I'm blogging about recovering from cancer (I'm cancer-free, wahoo!), hiking/camping, and daily life as a working mom. But who knows what I'll be blogging about next...

Torrey Pines

A couple of weeks ago, I had a “duh” moment. Every Wednesday I attend a 6am yoga class (at San Diego Yoga Studio, which I highly recommend). Afterwards I go to work and eat breakfast. Work is quiet these days, … Continue reading

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Oak Canyon in Super Bloom

I still don’t have a plan for this blog, and of course have been completely sidetracked in the blogging department by Project Perky. Since Project Perky has quieted down a bit, and I’m hiking more, I’ve decided to dive back … Continue reading

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Wilderness Basics Class

In 1956, some members of the San Diego Sierra Club started a class teaching wilderness survival techniques called “Basic Mountaineering.”  Now, exactly 60 years later, the renamed Wilderness Basics Class (“WBC”) is a San Diego institution.  I first learned about … Continue reading

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Rain

We don’t get a lot of rain here in El Cajon; especially not in the summer.  This weekend has been very strange, weather-wise.  On Saturday I woke up to thunder & lightning, and it rained all day.  Sunday was sunny … Continue reading

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Crestridge Ecological Reserve

This morning I hiked up to a “peaklet” in Crest. I’m there now as I type this! Trying live blogging.

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Practice Posting

I would like to publish a blog.  I used to keep a family-oriented blog many years ago when my kids were first born, but we lost all the postings when a hard drive crashed!  Since then I have been reluctant … Continue reading

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Test Post

First test posting

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