Tag Archives: Country

Autumn Sights in the Countryside

Although most of the brilliant fall colors have faded away, the beauty of autumn remains. And this splendor is often displayed in the everyday and ordinary.                                 … 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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RICKETTS GLEN AND JULY 4th

It hasn’t been raining for 40 days and 40 nights—yet. However, this summer has been unusually wet. So when Hubby had off the day before July 4th, a non-raining day, we decided to hike the Ricketts Glen waterfall trail and … Continue reading

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My First Overnight Hike

Scoop and I piled our backpacks into her Jeep and we set out for a section of the Loyalsock Trail. Our goal…the Haystacks in Loyalsock Creek. Scoop parked her Jeep in the designated area and we slipped into our packs…er…Scoop … Continue reading

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Ricketts Glen Hike in Pictures

Waterfalls rush down the mountainside along most of the 6.8 mile trail through Ricketts Glen. My friend, Scoop, and I enjoyed our hike through the glen. Please enjoy a glimpse of the trail through this pictorial hike!     http://www.countrygrandmother.wordpress.com

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Return to Appomattox

In April of 1865, an early morning rain drenched the countryside. It left behind a bone-piercing chill and a low hanging, misty fog. The place, Appomattox Court House, Virginia. That day General Lee would surrender to General Grant and end … Continue reading

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Tick-Tock Goes the Clock…Maybe

One can never have enough clocks in the house. And the amount of enjoyment a clock gives has no relation to its ability to actually keep time. Several weeks ago we were given a mantle clock that originally belonged to … Continue reading

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