Wow, I thought, as we splashed downhill, I’d forgotten this feeling. We were less than 100 yards from the road, and I was already grinning.
In case you’ve been living under a rock, the United States is in an unprecedented quasi-shutdown, in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, and it’s associated sickness, Covid-19. So I thought a new blog challenge was in order. After all, what else do many of you have to do but readContinue reading “Covid-19: Notes from the beach (3/16/20)”
It’s been a while since…a lot of things. Since I took my camera out for a spin. Since I last went hiking. Since I last blogged. It’s also been a while since I shared plans to leave Boston for a new job and a new adventure…and I won’t lie, it’s been a looong wait toContinue reading “Hike 21 of the #52hikechallenge: Last time at Ward Reservation”
I won’t lie – it’s getting tougher to find inspiration for the #52hikechallenge these days. I am longing for a trip where I can pack 3 or 4 hikes into a couple of days; I’m longing for a trip that takes me to canyons and mountain lakes and waterfalls. But, my work schedule and someContinue reading “Hikes 18 & 19 of the #52hikechallenge: Dogs rule”
All around me, everything is changing…fast. Once spring arrives, it passes in what seems like a blink. My friends’ kids, whom I knew when they were in elementary school, are suddenly going to prom (and college, but somehow prom is more disconcerting). New jobs, new babies, new marriages, new cities, new adventures…it seems like everyone I know isContinue reading “When you have no choice but to go slow: #hike14 of #52hike challenge”