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11 questions
I was tagged by backcountryranger to answer his questions and then tag some other folks to answer mine. So here it goes!

1. Favorite item that has meaning behind it?

Jeeze. This is a hard one.  I can’t think of anything … I’ll try and answer this later …

2. If you could swim in the ocean, an alpine lake, or float down the river, which would you choose?

alpine lake! so refreshing … and I should be swimming in two this weekend! :)

3. Whats one hobby you’ve always wanted to try but havent gotten around to it?

knitting! I wanna make hats and blankets like all the cool kids … and my nana would be smiling from heaven.

4. What do you find most attractive?

Besides beards? ;)  … confidence.  Not cocky confidence, just a willingness to take charge, be friendly to strangers, not being afraid to ask for help … confidence like that.  Also, someone who listens and listens well… and then randomly two months down the road remembers when I said I had never done ___ but always wanted to and plans something like that as a surprise. 

5. Favorite tree?

weeping willow! got one tattooed on my right shoulder.

6. Coffee or tea? 

coffee

7. Do ya have a tumblr crush?

pretty sure backcountryranger has actually been my top tumblr crush consistently for over a year now. Plus he’s just plain awesome … and I really hope I get to meet him in person someday!

8. Have you ever been to a national park? Which one(s)?

Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite, Pinnacles (am I forgetting some? is that really it?)

9. Whats your guilty pleasure?

trashy/dumb/pointless reality television (dual survival, get out alive, wife swap, dating naked,  4 weddings, kitchen nightmares, total blackout, face-off, dance moms,  silent library, etc.) … every freakin’ genre … I blame my family … that was all they’d watch … hahhaha

10. Are you a hopeless romantic?

yup. as much as I wish I wasn’t sometimes. 

11. What song have you really been diggin lately?

Anothers arms-Coldplay (depressing … I know)

My Questions:

1.  If you could have a weird/non-traditional superpower, what would it be?

2.  What’s your proudest moment or greatest achievement so far? 

3. Do you collect anything? Have you ever?

4.  When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?

5.  Biggest pet peeve?

6.  Favorite holiday?

7.  Best date you’ve ever been on? 

8. Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years?

9.  What’s the worst injury you’ve ever had?

10.  Favorite ice cream flavor?

11.  What’s your favorite board game? (or one from childhood?)

And I tag…..

mo-mtn-girl, kateatahealthyrate, laurenrunsfurther, stephsaysgo, rebuildingmanda … and whoever else wants to answer these!

Posted 2 days ago.
+ Turkey burger with fresh guac and green beans.
Basic and oh so delicious. Having some of that chocolate frosting for dessert.  That stuff is crack. Seriously. Go mix some coconut cream (the thick part of coconut milk) with cocoa powder.  It’s heaven. 

Turkey burger with fresh guac and green beans.

Basic and oh so delicious. Having some of that chocolate frosting for dessert.  That stuff is crack. Seriously. Go mix some coconut cream (the thick part of coconut milk) with cocoa powder.  It’s heaven. 

+ 5000m row, slow and steady. I really tried to keep my pace consistent.  Pic is just for proof … even though I know the stats on it are pointless.
I think this is 11/23 … that leaves me 15 days to get in 12 workouts. (23rd bday)  We’ll see. Still going to try. 

5000m row, slow and steady. I really tried to keep my pace consistent.  Pic is just for proof … even though I know the stats on it are pointless.

I think this is 11/23 … that leaves me 15 days to get in 12 workouts. (23rd bday)  We’ll see. Still going to try. 

Posted 4 days ago.
whutttttt.

my heart.  the boy might come backpacking this weekend.  stop. is real life? 

Posted 4 days ago.

Rules: Just insert your answers to the questions below. Tag at least 10 followers.

Name: Victoria

Nickname: Victoria (what most people call me since I moved to California), Vicky(family and all of my friends ever), Tori (roller derby team), Vickster (certain friends/family), Victor (certain friends/family) … I pretty much let people call me what they want. 

Birthday: September 11th

Gender: Female

Sexuality: Straight

Height: 5’5.5” (the half inch is important damn it!)

Time Zone: PST

What time and date is it there: 9:11PM on 08/25/14

Average hours of sleep I get each night:  Between 6-8

Last thing I googled: chocolate frosting shots (which I then proceeded to make and were effing delicious) 

Most used phrase(s): I need some coffee

First word that comes to mind: uhhh

Last thing I said to a family member: You better pay me back. Love you.

One place that makes me happy and why: family lake house in NY, it’s where I fell in love with nature

Favorite beverages: Coffee and chocolate milk

Last movie I watched in the cinema: Neighbors

Three things I can’t live without: Mountains. Chocolate. Cheese. (or mountains made of chocolate and cheese … hehe …)

Something I plan on learning: all the waterbirds of the SF area 

A piece of advice for all my followers: Don’t wait until XYZ to do things. Live those dreams now. 

You all have to listen to this song: 
Ends of the Earth- Lord Huron
Wax & Wane- Alana Henderson
Song for Zula- Phosphorescent
Keep Yourself Warm- Frightened Rabbit

Blogs: adventureproof.tumblr.com

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Posted 4 days ago.
+ Kimchi Fried Cauli-Rice: omnomnom!  :D

Kimchi Fried Cauli-Rice: omnomnom!  :D

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30 minutes on the arc trainer, hill intervals.  And the new workout pants … brought all the stares (one particular guy made me uncomforable) … not sorry for the butt shot.  It’s an awkward kinda day.  

Posted 4 days ago.
+ Cheesy Cauliflower “Mac” n Cheese
Delicious! Would make again! :)

Cheesy Cauliflower “Mac” n Cheese

Delicious! Would make again! :)

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