Category Archives: Hiking and Life

Gratitude

I desperately needed to get out and do some hiking. But then there was the weather to consider. Still slushy and slippery in higher elevations – soooo – we took ourselves off to Notch Hill. Two hills, many trails meant … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring comes early to the West Coast – and here’s proof that it’s here. Tender leaves beginning to unfold on the trail beside my house. It’s been a quiet day – a busy day. I worked this morning. I walked … Continue reading

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Oops!

I almost forgot to write a post today! I blame Simon entirely. Let me explain: I got home from a VERY slushy walk with Abby to an email form Simon. Call me any time, he said. That was 4.30. So … Continue reading

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Poetry

Today, I got caught up in poetry. Specifically, Mary Oliver. How is it that I had not discovered her magic until recently? Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees … Continue reading

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Work!

I have no idea why I am feeling melancholic this evening. Nothing serious of course – just a mild feeling of – I don’t know – restlessness? Wanting to be somewhere else? Wanting some company? (one particular person’s come to … Continue reading

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Slush Day

As the song says, “What a difference a day makes!” It was warm. It was sunny! The snow began a serious melt. All the trails became a slush pit. The horse was much happier. Abby was happier. She had a … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon

Today: the first snowshoe day of the season. I did not expect it to be in my back yard. And these photos were taken this morning – before the blizzard dumped another foot or more of snow. So this afternoon, … Continue reading

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