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Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 56
Monday, March 02, 2015      2 comments

Yesterday was a sleep day so only 5.18 miles, ah well, even that was hard to fit in, so we were left on day 8, and will have a good start on day 9 with 2.01 miles left. Almost half way through Mirkwood, soon the exciting part will arrive! ... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 55
Sunday, March 01, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday I really put on the speed, 8.18 miles, woo hoo! We are working on day 7, and then on to day 8, with a mere 0.2 miles left of day 8! total----leg---travel information Day 29-47 (Days 2-20 in Mirkwood): 7 miles/day = 133 mi... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 54
Saturday, February 28, 2015      2 comments

Yesterdays journey was 7.41 miles, worked hard to get over 7! We are finishing up day 6 and moving into day 7 with 1.38 miles left to go on day 7. total----leg---travel information Day 29-47 (Days 2-20 in Mirkwood): 7 miles/day = 1... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 53
Friday, February 27, 2015      2 comments

yesterdays walk didn't make it to 7 miles either, work nights never do! But 5.71 is acceptable, we will finish up day 5 and move on to day 6 with 1.79 miles left for tomorrow! total----leg---travel information Day 29-47 (Days 2-20... Read more
Eowyn's Challenge THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 52
Thursday, February 26, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday didn't quite get to 7 miles only 6.25, try again today! We are on day 5 in Mirkwood and will have 0.5 miles left to go for Day 6. Getting up there! total----leg---travel information Day 29-47 (Days 2-20 in Mirkwood): 7 mil... Read more
Dump day
Wednesday, February 25, 2015      1 comments

For those of us that live out in the boonies, we have to gather up the garbage and take it to the dump, I am notoriously bad at procrastination when it comes to dump day. It just seems to take so long, but that is probably because I delay until... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 51
Wednesday, February 25, 2015      1 comments

So yesterday I amped up my walking with several 10 minute sessions to get to 7 miles, might not be able to do that with my upcoming work days but it wasn't bad, maybe I need to add additional exercise to my program, only not on farm days lol Ye... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 50 - Three hundred miles completed Woo
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      1 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 5.61, maybe I am going to have to up my daily travels to meet the companies 7 miles, have to think about it! So here we are working on day 3 in Mirkwood, and it will take another day to finish it with a mere 0.48 miles le... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 48 & 49
Monday, February 23, 2015      1 comments

Guess I did the farm blog and was too tired to do the Hobbit last night, fell asleep with the computer on my lap! So we will combine the two days with a total of 11.90 miles. We are finishing up the trip to the first camp in Mirkwood, then con... Read more
I think I over did the farm stuff today!
Sunday, February 22, 2015      7 comments

I was very determined to get the calf pen cleaned out today, that bratty calf has been playing with the waterer, and every time I go down stairs it is running water in his pen, what a mess. I moved the y valve to outside his pen with some diffi... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 47
Saturday, February 21, 2015      2 comments

5.64 was yesterdays mileage, We will finish the leg to get to the edge of Mirkwood, Gandalf is leaving the Dwarves and Bilbo now to see about his business, and they are not too happy, he warns them not to leave the path, and tells them with a l... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 46
Friday, February 20, 2015      2 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 6.08, we are working to compete the leg where we arrive at the beginning of Mirkwood and we are almost there with only 1.63 miles left to go. We can complete that tomorrow, then it will be time to enter the dreaded Mirkwo... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 45
Thursday, February 19, 2015      1 comments

Total mileage yesterday 5.21, been slacking! So today we are climbing the slope to reach the forest, trees are in sight and we will still have 7.71 miles left to go. This leg is a 18 mile leg, but who is in a hurry to reach Mirkwood!! tot... Read more
THE HOBBIT: Rivendell to the Lonely Mountain (570 miles) Day 44
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      4 comments

Yesterdays mileage was 6.06, another long hike is in the works, after pressing on under the moon we are going to start the next leg before dawn! The land is going uphill to the forest, the dreaded Mirkwood forest, so we will have 12.92 miles le... Read more
Goal met today! 63 lbs lost!
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      11 comments

Today I had a surprise when I stepped on the scale, I am below my target weight! I was aiming for 175 lbs and am now 173! ... Read more

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