Well, we did it. On a chilly, overcast morning a week after the autumnal equinox, we hit the trail with the tallest member of our family for our fifty-second walk.
On the autumnal equinox, in 85-degree, sunny weather, we took our fifty-first weekly walk. For the first time, we forgot hats.
We took our walk a day early this week to beat the rain (and the mud), which means we just missed hiking on the shortest day of the year. Really, … Continue reading Weekly Walk 12
It’s the week before the winter solstice, and the weather is magnificent. It totally made up for last week’s blah hike, and I had a lot of fun playing with light,
This morning’s hike wasn’t really one thing or another. It was cold, but not cold enough for ice. It was overcast, but not raining. It’s the twelfth week since the autumnal equinox, … Continue reading Weekly Walk 10
The eleventh week since the autumnal equinox broke the trend of “chilliest hike yet” but won the title of “rainiest hike yet.” We had planned to hike yesterday before the rain arrived, … Continue reading Weekly Walk 9
This week is the tenth since the autumnal equinox and as predicted, it was once again our chilliest hike yet. We went with our friend Linda again, and she’d heard it … Continue reading Weekly Walk 8
Again this week—the ninth since the autumnal equinox—we had our chilliest hike yet. I wonder if each week is going to be chillier than the last for a while. When we … Continue reading Weekly Walk 7
My spouse needed a ride to work today, so we dropped him off and then headed out for our hike on the way home. It was our earliest, chilliest hike yet. … Continue reading Weekly Walk 6
In the midst of a full week—the seventh since the autumnal equinox—we squeezed in another walk. The colors were more muted this week; more branches were bare. Only small patches of … Continue reading Weekly Walk 5
Hiking down Wachusett Mountain, Princeton, Massachusetts, September 2015