Sunday, January 9, 2011

A Walk in the Woods











The temps went into the 50s yesterday and today, so it was time for me, Ray and Asia to take a winter walk this morning on an unexplored trail behind our house. It was an old track that had been used back in the farming days, and we followed it only halfway around the back of the mountain where I assume it blends in with another existing road. It was nice to seek some serenity through nature on the anniversary of Daddy's death. Hard to believe that 23 years have since passed (it could still be only yesterday).


























When we were buying the house, the previous owners didn't tell us about these trails that run close to the property. Probably because it is used by the public (motorbikes, horses, school outings, etc.) and therefore it exists an element of vulnerability for homeowners seeking some isolation (like yours truly), but I feel having these trails are beneficial in countless ways (and hopefully my thighs will thank them in bikini season).











11 comments:

Livlovelife said...

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Fa L'Americana said...

Lovely post, beautiful dog too. Yours? or neighbors?

Haukmoon269 said...

Wow that is an awesome nature trail! I am a huge fan of walking among the beauty and majesty that is nature.
:)

LittleAngeL said...

nice.. :)

Jack said...

absolutely breathtaking vistas. And a wonderful dog too :)

Damara said...

Looks like a beautiful walk--it makes me want to go explore trails with my kids!

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