This past weekend we hiked in the Red River Gorge area. My aching calf muscles and the stinky sweaty clothes I just today loaded into the washing machine attest to the hilly areas we climbed. There was a time when hiking was one of our biggest pleasures, but sadly we had gotten away from itContinue reading “Hiking and Miguel’s Pizza”
In January of 2008, Chris and I hiked two trails at Carter Caves State Park in Kentucky. A friend and I were supposed to hike Carter Caves today, but we got rained out. We hiked the Raven Bridge Trail, which is 0.7 miles in length, and the Three Bridges Trail which is 3.5 miles inContinue reading “Trails”
Yesterday I was out hiking and working on the trails around our house. Several years ago I started hiking for several reasons, to correct some knee problems (it worked), to lose extra pounds (it worked), and to be inspired by nature (it is still working). I began hiking at a nearby state park, Carter Caves.Continue reading “Building Hiking Trails”
Right before Christmas my husband and I ordered snowshoes. Internet research said this was a huge calorie burner. During December we had a couple of deep snows. We knew we would have to wait until after Christmas for their arrival. In the meantime, we spent Christmas with my daughter and her husband in North Carolina. Continue reading “Snowshoe Heaven”
Today I seriously bundled up and ventured out in the woods for an hour of hiking. Two pairs of socks, two pairs of gloves, two hats, two pairs of sweat pants, a wool sweater, sweatshirt and regular top along with a hooded coat was my attire – Michelin woman. It was somewhere around fifteen degrees. Continue reading “Snowy Trek”
Today was a good day to be outside. I’m thankful for warmer weather. The temperature gauge registered 48 degrees, a heat wave compared to what it has been. I walked two miles. I hope to report a longer distance the next time. These boots have been through a lot.