Postcard: Dad’s Blister


Dear Mom,

I won’t say Dad’s blister ruined the trip. I will say Dad’s blister, 100 degree weather, and a completely washed-out trail ruined the trip. I’m sorry to say I abandoned Dad on the dusty path in my hurry to get back to the car. Miss you.



BIO: Clea Partridge is a writer and explorer from Portland, Or. She lives for natural excursions and takes her inspiration from the elements that surround her.

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