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Mother’s Day Along Pine Creek

Pine Creek Valley has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. After visiting our moms on Mothers Day, Hubby and I enjoyed a hike – actually more of a walk, along Pine Creek. After almost a week … Continue reading

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Friendship and Backpacking

We reconnected at a sad time, her mother’s funeral. During the intervening fifteen years, she had changed from a cute teenager into a woman with inner and outer beauty. Now married and the mother of three, her days focused on … Continue reading

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Tiadaghton Trail Hike

On Sunday, Hubby and I hiked part of the Tiadaghton Trail near Ramsey. A light April snow had blanketed the mountainside the day before. But late snows in central Pennsylvania don’t last long and only an occasional patch of white … Continue reading

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Poe Paddy Hike

I snapped a few photos while hiking the rail trail along Penns Creek at the base of Poe Paddy Mountain. The scenery wore it’s winter colors except for a few spots where springtime green appeared. But a walk in the woods is always beautiful … Continue reading

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First Hike of the Season

I have discovered that walking country roads and riding a stationary bike during winter months does not keep me in shape for hikes across mountain trails. Especially when carrying 20+ pounds in a day pack. We started at Hairy John State Park … Continue reading

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Life’s Cloudy Days

It started during the night with a scratchy feeling in the throat. But I needed to leave that morning for a five-day stay with the grandsons while our son and daughter-in-law traveled out-of-town. Getting sick was not an option. For … Continue reading

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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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