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My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020

My Annual Thanksgiving Day Hike – 2020 There are some good things to be said about walking. Not many, but some. Walking takes longer, for example, than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and … Continue reading

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Take a Hike in Armstrong Woods

Take a Hike in Armstrong Woods Mountains are the cathedrals where I practice my religion                                      ~ Anatoli Boukreev Originally posted July, 2017 Update: Part of Armstrong Woods were burned in the recent wildfires, very sad. Armstrong Woods I used Armstrong … Continue reading

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Hiking Happiness: Bear Creek Redwoods

Hiking Happiness: Bear Creek Redwoods Look deeper into nature, you’ll understand everything better ~ Albert Einstein Originally published July, 2019 So I have a friend who is visiting family back east and she left me with a couple of challenges … Continue reading

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Remembering the Appalachian Trail

Remembering the Appalachian Trail If you face the rest of your life with the spirit you show on the trail, it will have no choice but to yield the same kind of memories and dreams. ― Adrienne Hall, A Journey … Continue reading

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My Annual Thanksgiving Hike

My Annual Thanksgiving Hike Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.  If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you’ll never have enough.                            ~  Oprah Winfrey As I’ve written about before, Thanksgiving is my favorite … Continue reading

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A Virtual Guide to the Calaveras Redwood North Grove Hike

A Virtual Guide to the Calaveras Redwood North Grove Hike Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.       … Continue reading

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Are you ready for your Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike

Are you ready for your Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike You need special shoes for hiking — and a bit of a special soul as well. ~ Terri Guillemets So you want to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail? First off, congratulations and good … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Wicked

No Rest for the Wicked So last night was one of those cup issue nights. You know half empty, or half full?  You see there was a fiesta in the harbor last night.  So of course, there was a band, … Continue reading

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Camino Primitivo – Day 2

Camino Primitivo – Day 2 A little more regular of a hiking day on day 2, up in the dark, got ready and out the door about 8:15. Misty morning, pretty but was burning off and knew it would be … Continue reading

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Camino de Primitivo – Day 1

Camino de Primitivo – Day 1 My first day on the Camino Primitivo. Started with breakfast in Oviedo and headed out about 9:30. A late start for me on a trail but I had a very short walk today, only … Continue reading

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