Remember when I was out in San Diego and I had that unbelievable experience watching a bunch of birders searching for, like, an orange winged double breasted flycatcher or something? At the time, all I could think was, "MAN this would make the best feature story ever! For The New York Times! Or The Washington Post! And then I'll be famous!"
I mean, ok, mostly what I wanted to do was make fun of them in written format. Mostly.
But the truth is, my husband and his hobbies make for good writing projects no matter how I approach the subject. I had so much fun writing this story on highpointing (reaching the highest naturally point of elevation in every state) for findingDulcinea. And now I present it to you, readers.
Have fun. Get high...literally (I'm on my second cup of coffee and I'm on FIRE, watch OUT.)
Highpointing: A View From the Top
Some consider mountain climbing or hiking as hobbies. But there are othersÄîhighpointersÄîwho are into something a little more specific: reaching the highest peak in every state, from the 345-foot Britton Hill in Florida to AlaskaÄôs 20,320-foot Mount McKinley.
Read the full story here.