Tag Archives: Hiking

Gift #1101: Mountain trecks through well worn paths

Hello again from the other side of many travels.  This is my first full week at home in several weeks and I’m still getting used to it.  While I adjust I’ve been spending lots of time looking through my photos … Continue reading

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Gift #1024: Turkey Tails

This weekend my mom and I were able to spend some time at Eagle Creek park again.  The weather for the past few days has been perfect and we were both keen to spend some time outside enjoying the late … Continue reading

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Gift #1013: Lair o’ the Bear Park

And now we come to my most beloved park, Lair o’ the Bear.  My mom and I spent 2 days here.  It’s the park we visited most frequently when we lived in Denver and it holds lots of memories for … Continue reading

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Gift #905: Lake Views

“It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life. The rich colours of grass and earth were intensified by the mellow light of a sun almost warm enough for spring…”  -P.D. … Continue reading

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Gift #898: Mushroom Walks

I’ve been super busy the last few days – it’s more of a frantic surge of activity in the knitting realm.  I signed up to participate in a Halloween swap and have been working on my gift for my swap … Continue reading

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Gift #894: Turkey Run State Park

This past weekend my mom and I decided to travel an hour or so west and visit our nearest state park, Turkey Run, for the first time.  I’d never even been out that way – it was very near the … Continue reading

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Gift #880: Raindrops

Let the rain kiss you.  Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops.  Let the rain sing you a lullaby.   – Langston Hughes Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there … Continue reading

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Gift #875: Woods in August

I was able to spend a bit of time in my favorite local park this weekend enjoying some companionship with the woods.  It was a lovely, restful respite and I’m very grateful to have forested parks to visit frequently.  I … Continue reading

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Gift #869: Views from a Naturalist’s Desk

This  collection of some of the natural treasures collected on hikes in the mountains looks like it came from a curiosity cabinet.  I’m intensely fascinated by these compilations of natural history specimens.  I’ve been gifted with several books on the … Continue reading

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Gift #859: Surprises along the trail

We were able to do lots of mountain hiking on this trip.  It was glorious!  I think we were able to do more hiking on this trip than ever before.  It’s always like going on a treasure hunt when hiking.  … Continue reading

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