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October 24 and 25, 2015: In Praise of True Beauty

We live in a world where artificial is king.  Families flock to theme parks to experience simulated jungles or fake beaches.   People spend hours of their precious lives gaming in synthetic worlds.  “Reality” TV shows are phoney and we all … Continue reading

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October 24 and 25, 2015: The Perilous Life of a Bruce Trail Hiker

We had a wonderful double-hike weekend, which was also our 3rd anniversary.  With so much excitement and so many great photos and stories, I decided to do this month’s blog a little differently.  Rather than blog the story in chronological … Continue reading

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Sept. 27, 2015: The Bruce Trail Zaxes

First of all, I would like to thank our superb guest bloggers who have offered their literary and photographic gifts for the past two hikes.  Much appreciated and many thanks. Now, without further ado, and with apologies to Dr Seuss, … Continue reading

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Summertime and the hiking is easy…

                             

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July 26, 2015 Hot Day in July!

Ten hikers by everyone’s tally A hot day in July we did rally Hoggs Falls left behind We knew Pat would find Us trailing the West Beaver Valley. The trail revealed its delights Bumbling brooks, limestone rocks, dappled light With … Continue reading

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June 28, 2015: Uphill in All Directions, or, Our First Ever Awards Ceremony!

Tis the season for awards, and so, without further ado, the Limestone Ladies are proud to announce the First Ever Limestone Ladies Academy Awards.   You can read all about the nominees in today’s blog. Our first nomination is in the … Continue reading

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May 31, 2015: The Tangled Roots We Weave

Today’s post is about roots: both literal and figurative.   The inspiration comes from the writhing, tortuous roots we encountered along the trail on today’s hike.   Seeing how these roots have grown, spread, and connected over years of surviving and thriving … Continue reading

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April 26, 2015: Things That Grow On Rocks

There is nothing quite as invigorating as doing a long strenuous hike and then getting up the very next day and… doing it again!   After a delicious breakfast at our Lake Eugenia hideaway, the group set out for another intimate … Continue reading

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April 25, 2015: There’s a braid in a bag in a box…….

Spring had finally arrived and the Limestone Ladies were ready to celebrate!  We knew there would be few flowers on the trail this early in the season, so we decided that we would be the spring flowers.   Our lovely ladies … Continue reading

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March 29, 2015: Danger Lurks in the Pretty Valley

It’s time for a historical review!   It seems like a very late spring this year, but digging through the archives, I came upon the following photos: Here we are on March 24, 2013:  Note: no snow, but still lots of … Continue reading

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