Tag Archive for 'hiking'

One Morning in Boulder

When my kids and I read Robert McCloskey’s books, I just want to crawl inside and live in the world he’s created. I want to be with Sal and her mom picking blueberries on a mountainside, though I could do without the bear tagging along. I want to stand at the shoreline and dig clams with […]

My big kids’ Fall Break was last Thursday and Friday.  We normally trek to my mom’s but that’s a five-hour drive minimum and given that I haven’t had a full night of sleep in fifteen months, three weeks and four days (but who’s counting?) I just didn’t feel safe getting behind the wheel for an […]

I have an immense appetite for solitude, like an infant for sleep, and if I don’t get enough for this year, I shall cry all the next. Henry David Thoreau, 1857 A friend of mine who works in a wellness-related industry and I were chatting a few weeks ago about the benefits of walking.  Okay, […]