Monthly Archives: July 2014

Another new spot

This past weekend we tried the same hiking recipe as the weekend before: a new hiking route on Saturday, this time around Old Town Fairfax, Virginia; followed by an old favorite on Sunday, Difficult Run, starting from Colvin Run Mill … Continue reading

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Exercise is excercise isn’t it?!

Originally posted on Mum… how much longer?:
It all comes down to motivation doesn’t it and what works for you! 🙂

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Dawn at Cub Run and a rattling good time

This past weekend we did something old and something new*; a Sunday hike at Bull Run Mountain, which we’ve visited many times before, and a Saturday hike along Cub Run, near Chantilly VA. Cub Run is a tributary of Bull … Continue reading

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Sesquicentennial and a sultry garden

Last weekend I went on a couple of hikes that were about as far apart in both subject matter and venue as you can get! On Saturday we went on a 6-mile hike in Washington D.C., on the sesquicentennial anniversary … Continue reading

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On love and happiness

The other day I was thinking of this couplet: O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! Of course, there are multiple interpretations, and Robert Burns used the lines to close with a … Continue reading

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Whole cloth

Last weekend turned out to be a busy weekend for hiking. Early in the week I planned a hike in Reston on Saturday, but left Sunday open because the weather forecast predicted a good chance of thunderstorms. It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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