Taking Time To Stop And Play Along The Way

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Yesterday, I was lucky enough to have a day off.  In Illinois, we celebrate Casmir Pulaski Day, so there was no school.  I can’t say that makes me sad. So, I was having a lazy day, since the weekend was actually kind of busy with hiking, Search and Rescue training and having dinner at my […]

A Hiking Dream Come True

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Bunny here at the keyboard very excited to share my recent hiking adventure. A few years ago when we started hiking, we started to do research on which places would be best for hiking in which season.  When we looked for good places to hike in the winter, Rock Cut State Park came up, and […]

You’ve Got To Have Gear

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We’ve been actively participating in the 30/30 Challenge this month and starting in February, we’ll be participating in the IditaWalk which will run through the end of March.  I’m glad that we’re doing both of these, but it does mean that most of the time, during the week, we’re walking in the cold dark night. […]

A Wintry Walk

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Bunny here at the keyboard, sharing some of the weekend’s adventures with you. Mom and Dad had an engagement Saturday night, so we didn’t really have time to go out for a hike somewhere.  Still, we had some snow Friday night and we wanted a chance to enjoy it just a little.  So we decided […]

A Hiking We Did Go

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Bunny here at the keyboard to share my hike from Saturday with you.   Dad thought it would be fun to go to a place that we hadn’t been before for our hike, so we headed off to Wildcat Run State Park which is in Muscatine, Iowa.  He’d read that it has wonderful Winter hiking so […]