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I call this one...  "Sunset Dancers" for obvious reasons.  As you can see the trees in front of the sun give the appearance of tall thin dancers wearing skirts dancing around a fire.  Photo was taken near Kirkwood Preserve, in the village of White Horse, Pennsylvania.

I call this one… “Sunset Dancers” for obvious reasons. As you can see the trees in front of the sun give the appearance of tall thin dancers wearing skirts dancing around a fire. Photo was taken near Kirkwood Preserve, in the village of White Horse, Pennsylvania.

 

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A Female Red Tail Hawk Perches Above the Trail at Alapocas Woods Park

A Female Red Tail Hawk Perches Above the Trail at Alapocas Woods Park

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Sunset on Springton Lake near Hildacy Farm Preserve, Pennsylvania

Sunset on Springton Lake near Hildacy  Farm Preserve, Pennsylvania

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I’ve never hiked that long of a distance in one day in one shot.  And I found out a few things in preparing for an epic hike:

1. If you decide to wear your trail sneakers instead of hiking boots…  don’t!  I sprained by ankle 3 times (the same ankle), then had to walk 7 1/2 miles back to my vehicle.

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I learned a few things from venturing out on my first 15 mile hike...
I learned a few things from venturing out on my first 15 mile hike…

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When I was on my hike yesterday, I found another small grove of my favorite plant that I have ever seen so far.  As it turns out, they are actually young Empress Dragon Trees or Paulownia Trees (Americana variety) which I learned with the help from one of my friends.  Read the full story>>

The Empress Dragon Tree or Paulownia Tree has huge leaves that can reach up to 3 feet in width
The Empress Dragon Tree or Paulownia Tree has huge leaves that can reach up to 3 feet in width!

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I have had people tell me that I should not do the things that I do alone.  Sorry, but I’m not going to sit on my a** and do nothing just because no one else wants to do it with me.   My answer…   watch me.   Read the full story>>

 

People Tell Me That I Should Not Do the Things That I Do Alone

People Tell Me That I Should Not Do the Things That I Do Alone.. watch me.

 

 

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Spanning the Pennsylvania / Delaware Border is a little known tract of land that is a gem among the urban sprawl of the Greater Philadelphia Area.  Just north of Wilmington, Delaware the Woodlawn Trust Wildlife Refuge is a great place to get out and go for a hike and enjoy nature at it’s best…  Read the full story>>

A hiker and horseback rider traveling together on the trails at Woodlawn Trust Wildlife Preserve

A hiker and horseback rider traveling together on the trails at Woodlawn Trust Wildlife Preserve

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