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THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 28
Sunday, February 01, 2015      1 comments

Yesterdays hike was 7.54 miles, We are flying with the Eagles quite a distance, this is the second day en route, and we have 40.14 miles left to reach The Carrock! total----leg---travel information July 20 – Day 22: 58 miles 202---... Read more
Weather and the Farm
Saturday, January 31, 2015      3 comments

We have been hit with a lot of snow in the last few days, first the blizzard with a cold 5 degrees and gusts up to 60 mph recorded on my weather station on Tuesday. Then snow started Thursday night and kept snowing until tonight, who knows how ... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 27
Saturday, January 31, 2015      1 comments

Yesterdays travel was 5.64 miles, we left the company getting attacked by WARGs and the Eagles coming to the rescue, we flew to the Eyrie to sleep for the night. Looks like I am going to be walking a long distance in the next couple of days whi... Read more
Farm Day
Friday, January 30, 2015      1 comments

As much as I usually don't try to do lots of stuff on my first full day off, I nixed that today. It was warm out all the way up to 30, and is supposed to be back down to single numbers and -16 at night by Sunday. So keeping that in mind, I put... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 26
Friday, January 30, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday was a sleep day, so just barely made my 5 miles with 5.01 for the day! Guess the company is going to have to wait another day for the Eagle rescue, we will have 1.32 miles left! Long time to wait out a WARG attack! total----leg-... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 25
Thursday, January 29, 2015      2 comments

Yesterdays travel was 6.42 miles, We left our company about to be attacked by WARGS, as we reach the clearing and heard the wolves the whole company climbed the trees, Dori had to help Bilbo get up the tree. Luckly the Eagles came to the rescu... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 24
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      0 comments

yesterdays mileage was 5.22, I was hoping to finish the leg with only 5.97 miles but I charged my fitbit and forgot to but it back on and went and did chores for a couple of hours so I lost a lot of steps recorded. I guess that is good news for... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 23
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      2 comments

Mileage from yesterday was 5.44, not bad for a sleep day! We left Bilbo reunited with the Dwarves and Gandalf sliding around on a landslide. After reaching the bottom they head east and head toward a clearing. There will be 5.97 miles left to... Read more
Eat on the Clock, yet another approach to eating
Monday, January 26, 2015      5 comments

Spark Coaches challenge of the day is to eat on the clock. Who ever thinks up these challenges doesn't think about night workers and changing shifts. I can't even imagine eating every 3-4 hours, but regardless of whether I could manage it, I ... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 22
Sunday, January 25, 2015      3 comments

Total mileage yesterday was 7.55, we left as Bilbo , the Dwarves and Gandalf reunited. After they all greet each other they continue on, after all the Goblins may still catch up! After crossing a stream the trail leads to the top of a landslide,... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 21
Saturday, January 24, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday was a long hike 8.95 miles, Bilbo is on his way to find the Dwarves and Gandalf, at the moment he is on a trail with a clif on one side and a drop off on the other, as Bilbo walks along he finds the Dwarves and Gandalf in the dell belo... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 20
Friday, January 23, 2015      2 comments

Yesterdays hike was 6.83. Bilbo is traveling along and reaches Gollum's Lake, they have a riddle contest and Bilbo wins with a not quite fair question, "what have I got in my pocket" after he can't think of a riddle and finds the ring in his po... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 19
Thursday, January 22, 2015      0 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 6.09, we will finish the 9 bonus miles and get the dwarves and Gandalf to the Back Door, just 0.82 miles were left. Then we will rejoin Bilbo who is journeying by himself for the next 11 miles. Poor Bilbo wakes up all by... Read more
Farm happenings
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      4 comments

I didn't really make it out of bed very early this morning, last night it was midnight before I got the beef broth all pressure canned, so I slept until 9 am. Today I had a SP streak of 7 nights with more then 8 hours of sleep, a real record fo... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 18, First 100 miles completed!
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      0 comments

Yesterday hike was 5.42 miles, We are not quite going to get the Dwarves and Gandalf to safety just 0.82 miles, the Back Door is in sight! total----leg---travel information July 17/18/19 – Nt/Day/Nt/Day 19/20/a.m.21: 26 miles 97-... Read more

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