Wargo Nature Center
It was back in early December when I was looking for a trail in the north metro area that I had not yet hiked. Wargo Nature Center in Lino Lakes, Minnesota is where I began my journey.
Superior Hiking Trail: Kingsbury Creek
One of the perks of membership in Superior Hiking Trail Association is a set of updated maps. It would have been good for me to check the section near the zoo before I set off on a hike from there. I used my phone and Google maps. I kept my blue dot on the line…
Maze or Labyrinth?
In my last post about my snow labyrinth, I compared it to a path toward a goal that has many changes in direction but as long as you keep following the path you will get to the goal. A maze is different. A maze has many choices to make and many dead ends. The goal…
Surviving the Cold Snap
A key to my feet being warm was the addition of foil insoles. I do not remember where I learned of this technique, but it really works! I cut the shapes of the soles of my feet from bubble wrap that has foil on one side.
Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis
Today I am tethered to a hospital waiting room as a family member has a lengthy surgery. A few blocks from the hospital is a neighborhood park with a small lake, trees, hills, and paved paths. I am without hiking footwear and the paths are icy, but I made it work. It is not a…