Author: LJ Dawson

Founder of The Des and freelance criminal justice reporter based in Washington, D.C.
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Babes off the beaten path

Days spent staring at my hiking shoes stepping, one two three; hanging from ropes above valleys, watching sunrises from the bare tops of mountains, holding my breath between a rivers crashing waves, grinning smiles full of powder, these are the moments that empower me as a person and as a woman. This is how I live my life most purely.