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Nikki versus the Bike

Just like riding a bike. Once you know how to do something, you’ll know how to do it forever. Easy peasy.

But you know what’s not “just like riding a bike”? 1,886 more words

Outdoor Adventure Saturday

Rediscovering Rock Creek Park

I’ve spent the last few weeks exploring trails I’d either never walked or not walked in years, from Carderock to Great Falls along the C&O Canal in nearby Maryland. 805 more words


July 4th in the Nation's Capital

“This is gonna be the best part of my day”, I thought as I drove through the deserted DC streets. Normally at 8:30 am on a Monday, the DC beltways are packed with people grumpy to be returning to work, bleary eyed, balancing coffee on their thigh as they casually but aggressively cut in front of my car. 1,026 more words


Pinehurst Branch Trail Loop (Rock Creek Park, DC)

While firmly within the District of Columbia, Rock Creek Park’s “wild northern section” sees relatively sparse use due to its distance from the city center. 1,287 more words

Loop Hike

How Rock Creek Stacks Up Against Other East Coast Urban Parks

I grew up in Garrett Park, but it wasn’t until I returned to the area this fall that I discovered the beauty of Rock Creek Park. 644 more words

Memorial Day Weekend and the Unofficial Start of Summer!

The Memorial Day weekend is always anticipated as it is the unofficial start to the summer. Since the weather was nice and held no prediction of rain, until later in the week, I conviced the hubs to go on a hike at… 250 more words