Category Archives: adventure

My Birthday Hike

Hi Folks, I just finished up my 80th year a couple of days ago, and decided to celebrate by taking a 20 mile hike through the Mohican State Forest near Loudonville, Ohio. I started from home, and hiked to “Campground … Continue reading

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October’s Here, and I Thought I’d Better Touch Base With You.

I’ve been working on “The Bear Tree”  for over a month now and it’s coming along fairly well, but on Saturday my wife and I decided we needed to get away for a day. We went to Hocking Hills State Park, which … Continue reading

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A New Challenge- – – -Messing with the Rotarians

I’ve been asked to share my experiences on the Appalachian Trail with the Loudonville Rotary Club. I tried to tell the fellow that invited me to speak that I “mumble, only tell the truth half the time, and distort it … Continue reading

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The Tree

In late April this year, while I was on the AT in Georgia, there was a storm in Loudonville that split a one hundred and twenty year old tree that is in the front of my house. That trunk to … Continue reading

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Look What I Found!!!

I was wandering around the North Rim in the Mohican Forest the other day and came across this site on the cliffs overlooking the river Beyond the edge of the rocks in the lower left corner of the picture, the … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Lack Direction – – – the rest of the time I’m lost.

Earlier this week I got a glimpse of this bird as it flew past me at breakneck speed and took some type of varmint (probably a Chipmunk) on the forest floor. I was walking in one of the stands of … Continue reading

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Mohican Forest – Early May

Hi Folks, It’s Spring in the Mohican Forest and I’ve been recording it this week. First a comparison of the walk that I enter into the forest most mornings: You could probably have figured out which season was represented in which … Continue reading

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