Monthly Archives: July 2016

I looked upon slumbering Nature

Hike 17: Whitewater, WI a segment of the Ice Age Trail. We hiked from the Whitewater Lake Campground to the intersection of Highway 12.     We had a full crew: Elliot, Graham, Warren and I. We were joined by … Continue reading

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The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive

I’ve already written about the camping trip we took to Potawatomi State Park. It appears that I’m finally catching up with myself. I wanted to make the hike a separate entry. The Eastern Terminus of the Ice Age Trail was … Continue reading

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I only went out for a walk

Hike 15 was a trek! Over July 4th weekend, we went to Hudson, WI to visit family. I convinced them all to go hiking with us. Ha! The goal was to walk the 1 mile segment of the Ice Age … Continue reading

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To Camp!

This past week my friend asked if I wanted to take my kids camping (sans husband) and I said yes. We headed up to Potawatomi State Park. It was my first solo trip with Graham (almost 3) and Warren (almost … Continue reading

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Perhaps the truth…

On June 28th (wow, I’m really behind!) we went on hike 14. This hike was a first for me. We went to Lulu Lake State Natural Area. It was a first because the hike started at 6 and the boys’ … Continue reading

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We’ll walk the road of life

Hike 13 Plantation Path at Lapham Peak. Lapham Peak is where most of our action seems to be taking place. It’s a great park, close enough and far enough from home to be manageable, and familiar. This hike was a … Continue reading

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A little fresh air would be good for you just now

Hike 12! It’s just cruising along. This 3.5 mile hike was part of the Oak Leaf Trail in Grant Park on the south side of Milwaukee. The weather could not have been more perfect: light breeze, cool in the shade, … Continue reading

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Au milieu de l’hiver, j’ai découvert en moi un invincible été

This hike was hike 11 at 1.75 miles at Havenswood State Forest. I am both simultaneously proud of this hike and frustrated. This hike was in partnership with Climb Out of the Darkness. Climb Out of the Darkness is an … Continue reading

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