Monthly Archives: January 2012

Beer diary, Jan. 30

A tale from the trail: So, yesterday I was heading down from the Blue Ridge Parkway into St. Mary’s Wilderness Area on the Mine Bank Trail. It was a beautiful afternoon–sunny and relatively mild for the end of January. About … Continue reading

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Afton Diary, Jan. 18

I know, I know. When is this guy ever going to get over this sunrise thing, you ask. Indeed, the fixation has become a fixture in my life these days. This morning, standing in my gravel driveway, feeling the wind … Continue reading

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Afton Diary, Jan. 11

I meant to post this earlier. Taken Tuesday morning, after a light snow during the evening left the ground sugar-coated and crunchy. It was so odd to see the clouds below the horizon, like somebody had pulled a plug in … Continue reading

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Afton Diary, Jan. 5

I exercised this morning. Not the usual running, biking, hiking, ellipticizing or grunting and groaning. I did an exercise I devised several years ago, one that’s so simple I can do it anywhere and invariably it leaves me relaxed, alert … Continue reading

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