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Eowyn's Challenge, Day 28, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      0 comments

Yesterdays hike was 8,58 miles, that should get us quite a ways! We need to continue another 3.47 miles to reach the camp at at the foot of Weathertop, Then we will continue Northeast past Weathertop. We will have 4.89 miles to get to the sout... Read more
Very productive weekend!
Monday, November 24, 2014      1 comments

It warmed up in the night! Great news! it was 43 degrees when I went out to the barn for chores Sunday morning. The water to the pasture is defrosted and also to the horses pen. I went out and dumped all the ice out of her water tank and it ... Read more
Farm happenings
Sunday, November 23, 2014      3 comments

I was pleased with all I got done yesterday both in the house and outside. I was a very cold windy day so after chores I decided to clean out Charlie's pen instead of working on getting the garage in order for winter. I was about half way thro... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 27, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Sunday, November 23, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 7.22, we are real close to being half way to Rivendell! So today we will finish to the leg with land sloping slowly uphill toward Weathertop, we almost finished yesterday with only 0.69 miles left, then we will continue ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 26, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Saturday, November 22, 2014      1 comments

Well here we are another 6.55 miles under our belt! We are going to finish the leg to camp, there was 2.24 miles left and then proceed on Northeast, the land is now sloping gently uphill toward Weathertop, we will be within site of our goal wit... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 25, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Friday, November 21, 2014      0 comments

Yesterday was a big mileage day, 10.29 miles, this will get us on our way! We left 2.53 miles to get to camp for this march. Once we get to camp we will travel uphill to the northeast seeing Weathertop ahead and the Weather Hills to the North, ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 24, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Thursday, November 20, 2014      2 comments

Yesterdays trek was 7.46 miles, we left of continuing east on the Road with 4.9 miles left of that leg, so now we will go slightly north and start on the leg to reach the southeast tip of Midgwater Marshes. There will be 2.53 miles left to camp... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 24, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Thursday, November 20, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays trek was 7.46 miles, we left of continuing east on the Road with 4.9 miles left of that leg, so now we will go slightly north and start on the leg to reach the southeast tip of Midgwater Marshes. There will be 2.53 miles left to camp... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 23, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      0 comments

Yesterday mileage was 7.65, that should get us to complete 2.64 miles left to the east road, and get to the camp south of the road away from the marshes. We can continue on east on the road but will have most of the 5 miles left with 4.9 miles... Read more
Finally done with the sheep pens!
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      0 comments

I am so pleased to finally get done cleaning out the sheep pens, left it to dry overnight and will sprinkle with lime and bed this morning. I still need to clean out the side pen the calf is in, the donkeys and the alpacas pens. The calf pen ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 22, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      1 comments

Well yesterday was a sleep day so mileage is less 5.45. So we will reach the camp fairly quickly only having 2.09 miles left to go. Then it is on at a comfortable pace to the road continuing east around the southern end of the Marsh! We will ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 21, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Monday, November 17, 2014      0 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 7.51, work day and all. We had 3.6 miles of the road that curves to the east with the marsh filling out sight to the North, then on to the camp or almost there anyway. Tomorrow we will have 2.09 miles left to get to the ... Read more
Not sure if I can stand this prednisone much longer!
Sunday, November 16, 2014      4 comments

Wow, it is amazing how much some of these drugs affect your whole being, the high dose of prednisone that I am on for ITP hits me on many planes. First and foremost is the lack of sleep, my actual sleep is only about 3-5 hours now, the rest of ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 20, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Sunday, November 16, 2014      2 comments

I am really getting it done! 8.32 miles today, soon we will be with the elves! Yesterday we were on the road and met a traveller(UK spelling) that hurried by, so we will finish that leg with 1.92 miles left then procedure on to the camp, with t... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 19, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Saturday, November 15, 2014      2 comments

Not quite sure how I got so much milage on a work night, yesterday was 8.68 miles, which is going to get us a great start on the new leg. There was 2.6 miles left for the current leg so we are going to continue on to the Road at ESE, then star... Read more

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