Monthly Archives: September 2015

Afternoon Solo Hike

The hike almost ended as soon as it began. The aroma of skunk floated along the trail, not strong enough to sting the nose and eyes but definitely there. I slowed and kept a sharp eye on the surrounding area, … Continue reading

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Afternoon Bike Hike

Hubby and I biked the Pine Creek Rails-to-Trails from Ross Run toward Cedar Run. Mountainside trees line most of the trail. Even though the day was in the 80’s, the trail stayed cool in the shade.           … Continue reading

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The Veteran and Armed Forces Salute

While on stage, I spotted him in the audience – an elderly Army veteran with a wheelchair. But rather than sitting, he stood, supported by a man and woman alongside of him. Hat clutched to his chest, the veteran stayed … Continue reading

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Overnight Hike to Bonnell Flat

The last hurrah of summer turned into an easy backpacking hike along the Pine Creek Rails-to-Trails with the two oldest grandsons. The three of us started at the Whitetail Access Area and hiked to the camping area at Bonnell Flat. Tall … Continue reading

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