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The benefits of Hiking

Ok, Ok, so getting out and hitting the trails not for everyone.  Sure, theres the required fitness level, there’s the heat/cold, wet/dry, rocks, dirt, mud and sand to contend with, but for all the negatives you throw out there, the health benefits, the psychological benefits, the experience and motivation positives far outweigh them. 772 more words


Wintry Mix Fun

It was snowing, sleeting and freezing rain that afternoon as Jonesy explored along the ravine road.After our walk, I’d set up camp and was enjoying the winter weather. 10 more words


Post #1: Life, Hard but Sweet.

You know how in school we are asked what we would like to be when we grow up and they require us to select a profession, what did you choose? 334 more words

New Year

Muck--or My Story

Pain and loss are difficult to wade through and I’ve been one to push them both aside in hopes they will disappear. I’ve learned that, not only does this method not work, but it’s harmful and doesn’t allow for forward movement. 623 more words

The Ambiance of Campfire Smoke

While the focus (pun intended, sort of) of the weekly photo challenge is – go figure – photos, this week’s theme of “ambiance” reminded me of a post I wrote 3½ years ago for one of my prior blogs. 641 more words


Sparks & Shadow

Sitting by a campfire in one of the most remote spots in my state. February, 2007

Living In Step With Nature