W & W 19: Sometimes best-laid plans . . .

I had intended on walking and writing deep in the woods near home this week as the wildflowers are blooming and beautiful in their forested beds. But sometimes a busy life get in the way. Yesterday I had several chores to do and commitments to honor. So, I needed to go to town. The town…

W & W 18: Paying Homage to Mother Earth

On May 15, 2019, I completed my 100th mile on the North Country Trail. This is my fourth year in a row accomplishing this goal. It may not be a thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail (my son accomplished the AT last year and is currently thru-hiking the PCT); but for…

W & W 17: Everything need not be profound – Embrace it!

Today I turned 65. SIXTY-FIVE! I am now officially a senior citizen. A Medicare recipient. An over-the-hillster. And you know what? I embrace it! To celebrate my birthday, I enjoyed a 4.4 mile Walk & Write session. I hiked on the North Country Trail, a section I only did once before from Mancelona Road to…