April in Massachusetts was a stop-and-start process towards spring. We heard spring peepers peeping, watched the maple trees bloom and then make itty-bitty seeds, and now we’re seeing leaves galore. … Continue reading Bookends: April 2017
If these walks were a pregnancy, it would be full-term as of the walk we took during the last week before the summer solstice.
During the twelfth week after the vernal equinox, we got to hike with our friend Linda again.
We left the house early to beat the heat for our hike during the eleventh week after the vernal equinox.
The tenth week after the vernal equinox, it was in the mid-80’s when we hiked.
I won’t try to tell you how much I have going on this week (the ninth since the vernal equinox) because even I don’t like to hear about it. But in … Continue reading Weekly Walk 33
The eighth week after the vernal equinox, we got to take our weekly hike with my mom! (Not pictured: my mom.)
I’m a little late posting the walk we took for the seventh week after the vernal equinox because this was supposed to be just a bonus hike.
This week—the sixth week after the vernal equinox—we hiked a very spring-like hike. Meaning, we hiked through a 40°F rain.
Due to vet visits and routine doctor appointments, our hike during the fifth week after the vernal equinox was delayed until a humid, 80-degree Friday. My daughter’s comment: “If it’s … Continue reading Weekly Walk 29
The fourth week after the vernal equinox, we hiked in the rain, with my son playing ninja and scaring me by disappearing off the trail from time to time and proving … Continue reading Weekly Walk 28
The third week after the vernal equinox, our hike was 36°F. And look! It’s winter again! *sigh*