Category Archives: Walking

Sunflowers in July

Every other year, and yes, this is an “other” year, a sunflower show comes to town. Continue reading

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Five things…

Below is a handful of things that happened this week. 1. A Favorite, Sunset Season, is Coming to an End As trees’ leaf out, a process that is happening rather quickly right now, our views from the hill will become … Continue reading

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Five things….

“Five things”, is that even still a thing? Is blogging still a thing?! Certainly, it hasn’t been with me. So many things to do and so little time spent recording them, hikes hiked, trips taken, little successes, little moments, all … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Before Christmas…

Early this morning we took coffee out to the veranda to watch a glorious sunrise. Seems like sunrises this time of year are especially spectacular with their delicious pallet of pinks, reds and yellows. Watching sunrises (and sunsets) over the … Continue reading

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GVRAT

I am not sure I was thinking clearly back on May 3rd when I first stumbled on the Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee (GVRAT). I was wrapped up the Covid crisis and certainly not thinking long term. It seemed to … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 10, Scarborough to Filey

Planned mileage: 12.0Actual mileage: 10.5 Accomodations: Abbots LeighRating: Good Dear Leslie and Mike, Another mini update tonight.  WE ARE DONE! We have mixed emotions about being done, we have immensely enjoyed the scenery and each other’s company.  Being out everyday … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 9, Robin Hood's Bay to Scarborough

Actual Hike: We took the bus to Scarborough and walked back toward Robin Hood’s BayExpected Mileage: 14.0Actual Mileage: 10.0 Worst Part of the Day: Wishing we had hiked instead of taken the busBest Part of the Day: Taking the bus … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 8, Whitby to Robin Hood's Bay

Expected Mileage: 6.0Actual Mileage: 7.75 from B&B to B&B Accommodations: The VillaRating: Very Nice!Date: Monday, May 14, 2018 Hi Leslie and Mike, We have have finished our day and have settled in Robin Hood’s Bay though we are still waiting … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 7, Staithes to Whitby

Expected Mileage: 11.0Actual Mileage: 12.5 Accommodations: No.7 Guest HouseRating: Very Good, location is excellentDate: Sunday, May 13, 2018 Hello Mike and Leslie, Today is Day 7.  I think I was confused yesterday and we don’t want to repeat days (apparently … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Way, Day 6, Saltburn-by-the Sea to Staithes

Expected Mileage: 9.0 Actual Mileage: 10.0Best Part of the Day: This was the most beautiful hiking day so far.Worst Part of the Day: The difficulties I continued to have with feet and as of this day, blisters around ankles.Bonus: An … Continue reading

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