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Polenta and journeys back to childhood.
Friday, December 05, 2014      2 comments

I made Polenta with some Parmesan cheese for my dinner along with broiled Salmon and a mix of roasted veggies including fennel, red onions, red pepper, cauliflower, and cherry tomatoes. It is not the way we ate Polenta as a child but it started... Read more
Three victories with feral kitten last night
Thursday, December 04, 2014      4 comments

Last night when I went down to do chores, Calliope came running to great me and get her hugs and kisses as usual, I picked her up and went over to the other side of the barn, the feral kitten was with the calf, and he saw us and came over walkin... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 37, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Thursday, December 04, 2014      3 comments

Yesterdays hike was 6.19 miles, so we will make it to camp and then go on for just a little bit leaving a long hike for tomorrow of 8.02 miles, this may take longer as the road is rough! total miles------miles/leg-----trave
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Eowyn's Challenge, Day 36, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 6.85 miles, so we can easily finish the leg to camp and go on for a bit. The next leg of our journey is a longer one 9 miles, we are continuing east and will now begin to see the tops of Trollshaws. We will have 5.21 miles l... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 35, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 6.75, we are going to first finish the leg to camp, only 0.81 miles, guess we could see it from the pony back! Then we can continue east on the road to the next camp, unfortunately we won't quite make it to camp with anot... Read more
You can sure tell when it is winter on a farm!
Monday, December 01, 2014      2 comments

Chores and the whole 9 yards get much harder in the winter. Outside water is constant problem, I hate to run a heater because it jacks my electric bill out of site, so usually it is the pick ax to get out the ice and fill with a hose. I bought... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 34, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Monday, December 01, 2014      1 comments

yesterday was 6.37 miles, been slowing down the last three days! We will finish the 3.18 miles on the eastward road, and then continue east, we will almost make it to camp, only 0.81 miles left on this leg! total miles------miles/leg-----... Read more
ITP
Sunday, November 30, 2014      1 comments

Good news on my ITP other wise know to few as Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, my platelet count last week was 257, highest it has been and so my Dr reduced the prednisone again. I will have a platelet count done on Tuesday again. It will ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 33, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Sunday, November 30, 2014      0 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 5.91, it was a travel day, had to go to Bangor so less then usual but it should get us to camp and a little beyond! We had 4.03 miles left to camp, where Weathertop appears lower. Then the road is going to turn more east... Read more
Thanksgiving in retrospect
Saturday, November 29, 2014      2 comments

I always get antsy when there is so much to do and I have to be doing something else, that was the way of Thanksgiving for me this year. I had things that still needing doing outside and they didn't get done because I was doing the cooking insi... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 32, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Saturday, November 29, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 5.94, so we can finally get to camp! Looks like things are getting rougher, the road is deteriorating and it seems like the legs are getting longer between camps! We will slog on the next leg, getting some time in but st... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 33, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Friday, November 28, 2014      2 comments

Seems like being chief cook doesn't take much miles, only 5.58 miles yesterday. That means it will take us another hike to finish the 6.55 miles we had left to get to camp, but you know Hobbits, eating is important and especially feasts! We wi... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 31, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Thursday, November 27, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 6.69 miles, we just have a tiny bit to finish on the last leg, To the south of us are rugged areas and covered with thickets. We will reach camp, great the weather is nice and warm! Then continue Northeast, Weathertop is s... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 30, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 8.21 miles, can't quite figure out how I did that on a sleep day! So we will finish the 3.45 miles to the last foothill below Weathertop, and camp at its foot. Then continue Northeast on the road dropping slowly into the Lo... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 29, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 6.44 miles. We have 4.89 miles to reach the southeastern foot of Weathertop, and then will start on the leg to the last foothill below Weathertop, saving 3.45 miles for tomorrow! total miles------miles/leg-----trave... Read more

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