Monthly Archives: February 2015

Mount Benson climbers route

What a wonderful day! But then, I was hiking, so how could it possibly be anything but wonderful. What’s more, it was also an adventure. So that made it even better. Three of us headed up the Mount Benson Climbers … Continue reading

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Weekend

It’s here: the weekend! The thoughts that were crowding my brain as I walked in Hemer Park today were all about work – and how much less of that I am planning on doing. I think this summer I will transition … Continue reading

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Almost the weekend

Yes, it’s almost here and I’m excited. Gad – I am so predictable. Just look at this life: I eat, I sleep, I work, I amuse myself on the computer, I read, I hike. That’s about it. That’s my life. … Continue reading

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Assumptions

I know I’m not alone in this – I know that we all make assumption – and almost all the time they are wrong. I know better than that – and yet, I still do it. It’s interesting how, when I … Continue reading

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Perspective

When you change your perspective, you change everything. Luckily, for me, a walk in the woods (or anywhere in nature for all that) helps me change my perspective radically. When I’m not happy or at peace, I know there is … Continue reading

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Quiet Sunday (with Oscars)

I said to my hiking buddies yesterday that I had to stay at home today because, heck, those raspberries aren’t going to prune themselves! I lied. I have not even considered going into the garden(except for emptying the compost container). I … Continue reading

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Mount Cokely

There’s not much to say about a “perfect” day of hiking. We set out to get to the top of Mount Cokely – were stopped short of the top by snow and ice on the last pitch – a lot … Continue reading

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Cowpath

Let’s start with the positive: it was a beautiful warm day and walking the Cowpath was a pleasure. And that was (get set for the negative) despite the fact that a very large part of the path had been pretty … Continue reading

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Let the Weekend Begin

Let me just say one thing: whew! This week has been crazy busy – but it’s over. Let Friday begin with a wonderful 20k walk on the Cowpath – let it continue with a 9 hour hike to the top … Continue reading

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Is it Almost the weekend?

One great thing about taking Fridays off is that the weekend arrives so much sooner. I mean, I only have one more day of work – and then I’m off on all the adventures I can find. I’s been a … Continue reading

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