Tag Archives: walking

Charmer

It’s a good thing I was hunting so carefully for interesting things in the woods last week or I might have walked right past this charming wildflower. Isn’t this plant lovely? My field guide calls it “tall cordyalis,” but many … Continue reading

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Not Birds of a Feather

I took a walk in the woods yesterday. Up at the Scenic Overlook, there was a strange sound, raspy, like something being scraped over and over again. I wanted know what it was, so I crept closer, expecting to find … Continue reading

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Dreaming on a Chilly Night

By the time I thought about taking a walk today it was already getting dark. The temperature was down to 14 degrees, two degrees lower than that last time I had checked the thermometer. I needed to hurry up and … Continue reading

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Day 250: Night Falls Early

Today I was so busy with work that I almost forgot to take a walk. By the time I went out, the light was almost gone, and I had to cut my walk short. Going forward, I need to adjust … Continue reading

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Day 224: Happy Trails

Our driveway was covered in leaves. My husband cleared a trail for Livia to bike on. The kids liked it so much that they made more trails. Now I have all these routes to choose from as I walk.

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Day 185: Soon

Recently I mentioned how I wanted to create a walking path on my property and that one of the potential destinations for the path was the big rock at the front of my property. Here is a picture of that … Continue reading

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Day 177: A Little Hope

The season is changing and temperatures are falling. Ticks are less of a threat now. Soon it will be possible to walk in the woods without having to swat away gnats every three seconds. I’m looking forward to returning to … Continue reading

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Sunset Rainbow

Last night we went out for Sunset Walk and discovered a rainbow. On one side of the sky was the sunset. On the other, a rainbow among pink clouds. I wanted to take a picture of the rainbow, but I … Continue reading

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Day 153: Sunset Series

The kids and I often walk at sunset. It’s become sort of a ritual for us. All I have to do is say “Sunset Walk!” and the kids drop whatever they’re doing and put their shoes on to go outside. … Continue reading

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Day 137: Running

Marshall talked me into running a few laps today during my walk. He said he was my coach, so what choice did I have? My knees didn’t like having a coach. They preferred their own creaky pace. But, Marshall ran … Continue reading

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