Overdoing things mowing the front yard – Today the temperatures eased off slightly for the first time in many weeks. It was just low enough for me to venture out to tend to the front yard for a few hours.
Day 3 – Trail Buddies and the end of the trip – It had been a good night, but I woke up feeling very unsettled and a quick check of my pulse confirmed what I thought. I was in AFIB again. One-minute read, +1
Mini campfire – I left a full fuel bottle with Ginger, and while I had enough alcohol for dinner and breakfast, I decided to save fuel and get out my Nano Firebox.
Bath time — I’m looking pleased with myself. That’s probably because I have warmed up after my wilderness bath.
Bathing Pool in ‘Deep Hollow’ — It looks very inviting, but the water was cold!
Bathing Pool in ‘Deep Hollow.’
Inaccessible — Well, almost inaccessible. Looking downstream from the Bathing Pool in ‘Deep Hollow.’
Meanwhile, back at basecamp – While I’m off hiking Ginger’s enjoying her spot in the woods.
Day 2 – Back at the Pole Hollow cairn – Here I am, back at the Pole Hollow cairn in Hercules Glades, but this trip is a little bit different.
Ginger’s Glasses – I find them everywhere. I scoop them up from their hiding places and put them somewhere they can be found. She must have 10-20 pairs.
Hike Over – Now to get back to Springfield and pick up a rental car and drive to Kansas City this afternoon.
‘That’ cairn. Hercules Glades, Cairn at the junction of the Pilot and Pole Hollow trails (and a selfie). +1
Wet trail conditions.
Pilot (Tower) Trail – the trail was a little wet.
Day Three, and the start of the spring turkey hunting season – All ready to hit the trail again at ‘Twin Falls Hollow’
Day two. Camped at ‘Deep Hollow’ – It rained through most of the night and into the morning. +3
Looking down ‘Spring Hollow’ – A new (for me) Scenic Overlook. +1
Ready for the day’s hike – Midday, and just about to leave ‘Twin Falls Hollow.’
Day One – Camped in ‘Twin Falls Hollow’ – I arrived at 9:40 p.m. yesterday after hiking in on a dark and foggy night.
Sig Sauer P938 & Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster. I may (or may not) have been doing a little target practice.
I received a request for a profile pic for my voluntary work, and I don’t like the goofy picture I’m using for my profile at work, so I got out the tripod, set up the camera, and asked Ginger to take some pictures and got both fixed.
Kitchen Table Still Life – I was eating dinner when I noticed the light on these pots that Ginger threw at a pottery class she’s been taking. One-minute read, +1
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