Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Legend of Osceola

The Legend of Osceola -it was a play I was in in the fifth grade. My mom actually wrote it. The epic tale of the Indian Chief who led his people back to their native homeland in Florida against the … Continue reading

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It levels out….at the top

“Don’t worry, it levels out….at the top.” I often wonder if we’re the only hikers who use that mantra. This weekend we hiked Pack Monadnock, which, while not very tall at just under 2300 feet, is quite steep in places. … Continue reading

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My Dogs Sleep Naked

Yep, that’s right. It’s true. Every night before bed,  their collars come off. Which means every morning when I come downstairs, there’s two little wiggle worms doing the naked puppy dance, waiting to line up and get dressed before going … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Do you remember the ache of growing pains? The agony of being seemingly stretched in every direction? The many sleepless nights suffering as your body fought to do what must be done? What do you do when it doesn’t stop? … Continue reading

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A Friday Fiesta – Tequila Lime Shrimp Quesadillas

After hiking the notch in the pouring rain, I really didn’t feel like hiking a mountain this weekend. I bought a Groupon for tickets to a Rennaisance Faire last month – what better weekend to use them? And since I … Continue reading

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A thousand words….

           I love taking pictures. I always have. I remember when my grandparents gave me a Polaroid camera as a little girl. I’d spend HOURS painstakingly arranging ‘scenes’, posing my Breyer model horses on a white sheet with a … Continue reading

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Victory is Mine!

Victory is mine – but it is not sweet. It isn’t even bittersweet. The long awaited, much anticipated conquering of the Franconia Ridge Loop has come finally come to fruition. I hiked the entire notch, 9 something miles of mountain, … Continue reading

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