Monthly Archives: February 2014

Delayed Awakening

Last weekend I finally managed to do a hike across the Potomac from Jones Point, in Alexandria, Virginia, across Wilson Bridge to The Awakening statue in National Harbor, Maryland. I originally planned the 6.4-mile hike for February 15th, and hoped to schedule a subsequent hike … Continue reading

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Persistence

Persistence is the word that comes to mind when looking back over the past couple of weekends’ hikes: the persistence of  a cold Winter, as it drags through February and probably at least halfway through March, and the persistence of the … Continue reading

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A Rowdy Tale: The happy ending is a new beginning

Here’s a follow-up story about Rowdy, a kitten who got a big boost up in life from Cat’s Cradle, a nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue organization located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Rowdy, then a playful 10 week old kitten, was rescued from the … Continue reading

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