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Sunshine On My Shoulders

Independence Grove in Libertyville, IL. 3 miles of a unshaded gravel path. As Kate said, “Not exactly what I planned.” All around though it was a great walk. The path was quite extensive and beautiful. It had two loop options. … Continue reading

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Jacobus Park

The HikeitBaby30 is underway again. So we’re mileage focused. We started adult paced and quickly devolved back to kid exploration and then back to adult paced. I guess this isn’t much of a “hike” as most think about them. But … Continue reading

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Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Of all the things I’ve learned from the 52 hike challenge, one that sticks with me the most is that the weather doesn’t have to be perfect for it to be a good hike. Unlike our last trip to Schlitz … Continue reading

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Women Friends

I requested “something hard.” After all, it is important to challenge yourself. And then we had to push a car out of a ditch. That was before we started hiking! Hike 39 was three friends humoring me. We went to … Continue reading

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I’m in Love with Mud

Hike 38 saw us headed to Kohl Park in Mequon. It was my first time on the Forked Aster Trail. The trail was super muddy.   We got there before the sun had hit and caught the first glimpse of … Continue reading

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Loop De Loop

On one of our last walks with Berlin, we hit up the County Grounds Loop again. I realized how close it is to one of our other favorite trails. We didn’t make it far. Only about a mile. Both boys … Continue reading

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Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.

The day after Thanksgiving, my family and I #optoutside with REI and Hike it Baby and the 52 hike challenge. We went to Schlitz Audobon Nature Center and walked down to Lake Michigan. This was hike 37 for us. I … Continue reading

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You ask me why I dwell in the green mountain;

    For Hike 36 we visited the county grounds loop by Hansen Golf Course. I’d been meaning to visit the county grounds loop since we’ve moved. Every time we drive by it looks so, wild. It’s a mostly crushed … Continue reading

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Reprise

Again, we find ourselves here. We are stepping through crunching leaves and searching for ducks. Water’s trickle and bubbles soothe our soul. Hike 35-1.5 miles down. The boys had so much fun. Total Mileage: 75.3 Reprise v. repeat (a piece … Continue reading

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The Peace of Wild Things

Hike 34 was a special trip. We drove 3.5 hours up to Tomahawk, WI for a segment of the Ice Age Trail. The Harrison Hills segment boasts the highest elevation on the Ice Age Trail, and the second highest elevation … Continue reading

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