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Well That was Interesting

Bella and I went to Crowder’s Mountain State Park to hike the mountain. She loves to go up there and the minute I let her inside to get her halter on, she was sitting looking from me to it as … Continue reading

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Day 97; Footnotes of So I Didn’t Get to Go

I had planned on taking Bella and going back up to the mountain early this morning. That didn’t happen. My son decided to drive my Jeep to work and get some kind of tinted strip put across the top of … Continue reading

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Day 96: Footnotes of Why?

 I knew what I was going to do as soon as I found out how warm it was going to be today. Bella had been wanting to go so badly, and I’ll admit, that I did as well. After getting … Continue reading

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Escape to the Mountain

I didn’t, or at least not yet, finish cleaning the leaves up from mom’s yard. Instead, after doing the responsible thing and going for groceries, I looked at the cloudy sky, thought ‘screw it’ and decided I was taking Bella … Continue reading

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Day70; Footnotes of I Did What?

So yes, today made three days in a row that Bella and I hiked Crowder’s Mountain. My leg muscles may never forgive me, at least not for a while yet. At times today I was stopping because of my screaming … Continue reading

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Day68; Footnotes of a Hike up Crowder’s Mountain

I love days like today, where the weather is perfect and the mountain calls.. It was a really nice day. The hike was great. The time on topside was great. Bella made a new friend. The hike down was nice. … Continue reading

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March 3; Counting Down to That Day

 One thing that I do now, that I did not do four years ago, is leash up Bella and head up to hike Crowder’s Mountain at the state park. https://www.ncparks.gov/crowders-mountain-state-park/home The very first time I went up there on my … Continue reading

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At Least Once

I knew that I was going to go. The weather was simply too gorgeous not to go. And right about lunch time, I got everything ready, brought Molly inside so I wouldn’t worry about her and I got Bella and … Continue reading

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Day Forty; Footnotes of a Glorious Day.

 I don’t know what the weather will be like tomorrow, but today was as near perfection as you can get. The sky was gloriously clear, the temperature just right for a mountain hike, and it is a weekday which means … Continue reading

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January Nineteenth; A New Trail, Mine and Yours

After my husband died and I began to face the reality that life had really, seriously, sadly changed, I knew I was going to need to adjust. I was facing a new trail. (At the time I called it my … Continue reading

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