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Eowyn's Challenge, Day 57, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Friday, December 26, 2014      2 comments

Yesterdays journey was 5.33 miles, we were working on the road that runs gently downhill with much grass on both sides, and hills to the north, then we will continue on with the road dropping through a cutting of red stone with tall pine trees, ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 56, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Thursday, December 25, 2014      0 comments

Yesterdays journey was 5.19 miles, spent way too much time cooking! today we are going to finish up the leg where we cross the stream and head northeast, then continue east-northeast along the road, riding very quickly. We will start on the ro... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 55, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Wednesday, December 24, 2014      2 comments

Not sure how I got so much mileage yesterday but it was 7.10. We have been hiking the road that turns NE, it will be a cinch to finish that and go on to the next short leg, passing a valley from the north, then on to camp. We are then going to... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 54, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Tuesday, December 23, 2014      0 comments

The hike of the day was 5.16 miles. We are finishing the hike where we can see the ruins on the hilltop to the north, then we will be able to see the Ravine of the Bruinen on the south of the road, the road is turning. We will be within spittin... Read more
Feral Kitten update
Tuesday, December 23, 2014      5 comments

The feral kitten has made huge jumps the last few days in trusting. He actively seeks me out now, yesterday was the first time he let me walk up to him and pet him while he was on the floor. He likes his head scratched a lot and stays around f... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 53, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Monday, December 22, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 5.76 miles, so we can complete the leg and get to camp then continue on with the road running due east, provisions are low so we are hurrying, we will see ruins on hilltop to the North. There will be 2.21 miles left to this ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 52, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Sunday, December 21, 2014      3 comments

Yesterdays hike was 7.24 miles, that should get us on our way! We left off with 0.21 miles left to finish the leg where the woods run into the valley on the north. We will continue to pass the toe of a hill and on to a camp near the valley from... Read more
Feral Kitten update
Saturday, December 20, 2014      4 comments

Well the kitten is letting me pet him, he stands a little way off and purrs and kneads the ground, but stays a little way off. When I feed him, he lets me pet him a few times and seems to like it but is cautious. Now he comes over to Calliope'... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 51, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Friday, December 19, 2014      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 7.41 miles, that will get us moving! We had 1.62 miles left to get to camp, then we will continue, leaving early and making haste, we are entering the woods, the road is running east then runs into a valley on the north, we... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 50, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Thursday, December 18, 2014      1 comments

Mileage for yesterday was 5.83 Well the gold is buried and now we are headed southeast skirting the hills of the Trollshaws, pretty uneventful today, headed to camp site with 1.62 miles left to get there. total miles------miles/leg-----trav... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 49, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Wednesday, December 17, 2014      4 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 5.47, the trolls are waiting, and Bilbo tries out his pick pocketing skills on William, but it ends up with all the Dwarfs getting captured, fortunately Gandalf comes back, and engages the trolls in an argument by imitatin... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 48, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      0 comments

Yesterdays shopping hike was 6.48 miles, so we can get off the bridge! This is turning out to be a bad day, found out Gandalf is missing and the pony bolted into the river and lost food, that is a nightmare to a Hobbit! We can see a fire in th... Read more
Shopping day
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      1 comments

I went shopping Monday in Bangor, city about 90 miles south of my farm. I went on a non-weekend thinking to avoid the holiday shopping frenzy that goes on weekends down there. Mondays are not usually very busy compared to Fridays, but yesterda... Read more
Non farm day
Monday, December 15, 2014      4 comments

Of course no day is totally a non-farm day! Chores need to be done, and this time of year they take longer. I put Apache out early and went and got breakfast so she could run off some energy, I don't like putting her out with the sheep and cow... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge, Day 47, THE HOBBIT: Bag End to Rivendell (397 Miles)
Monday, December 15, 2014      2 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 5.12, just barely got that much, seems like housework and cooking doesn't generate as much mileage as farm work! So we can finish with the muddy track and progress to Crossing the Last Bridge, it is nearly dark and guess... Read more

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