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  1. #16
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    The mosquitoes are getting worse, especially this far south. Last year they were exceptionally prevalent. This year, our winter never felt cold. With no cold days, the population will be higher. Not looking forward to that.

    I hiked Wormsloe historic site in Savannah on Saturday, followed by Hunting Island State park on Sunday. The previous weekend was their opening after being closed since Hurricane Matthew in October. I didn't know quite what to do with myself since they closed. Unfortunately, the trails (mountainbiking) are just gone. So I don't have anywhere close to ride anymore.
    So long as the wheels are still turning, life is good.

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    What a shame about the MTB trails, Sheila. Mother Nature is a cruel force at times. Hope you can find another place to ride!
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    Quote Originally Posted by emily_in_nc View Post
    What a shame about the MTB trails, Sheila. Mother Nature is a cruel force at times. Hope you can find another place to ride!
    Thanks, Emily. The closest other than Hunting Island might be Parris Island, where I work. But they are very tame. More like beginner double-track.
    So long as the wheels are still turning, life is good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muirenn View Post
    Thanks, Emily. The closest other than Hunting Island might be Parris Island, where I work. But they are very tame. More like beginner double-track.
    That sounds perfect to me! But I know it wouldn't work for anyone intermediate or above in skills...
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    Quote Originally Posted by emily_in_nc View Post
    That sounds perfect to me! But I know it wouldn't work for anyone intermediate or above in skills...
    Some days I prefer that, others, not. But I don't have anyone to ride with, no one rides mountainbikes here. So it is a lot smarter to be careful. The other part is, this is where I work. Meh.
    So long as the wheels are still turning, life is good.

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  6. #21
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    Smart is good whether hiking or mountain biking!

    We did hike some yesterday, then off to the Indianapolis Zoo! Both activities were great, trying to get in as much hiking as I can before surgery 1.

    Very cool last week, for my vacation week we are in the 90s for the first time since 2015. Next week back into the 70s, I could have picked a better week for vacation!

    If my hip, knee, and shin splints feel better tomorrow morning I hope for some dirt trail time tomorrow morning, need to.get dust on my hiking boots!


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    I am so looking forward to more serious hiking after my cycling trip.
    Of course, I will have extra DEET on, with the tics and yes, the mosquitos are horrible this year. Living by a small wetland area doesn't help.
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    Thanks for the reminder, I need bug spray!

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    I'm taking off hiking later in the week... sort of. Be in Chicago for a conference and will hobble along for miles daily, but at least I'll be outside some and get to see the lake!

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    Sounds like fun Pax!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Catrin View Post
    Sounds like fun Pax!
    I always enjoy the city, and still have my Art Institute membership so I'll spend some time at the Gauguin exhibit as well. It's doubly fun when my honeys work foots the bill for the room!

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    Have fun, Pax. Someday, I will get to Chicago.
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    You'd enjoy it Crankin, so much to do and the city is heaven in the summer.

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    Nice little ~3 mile hike today with some friends, and a good lunch/dinner/whatever you call it at 3pm afterwards. Good times! Thankfully that part of Indiana wasn't really hit by the huge storm from the aftermath of Cindy so things were quite dry.

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    Well, that didn't go as planned. Got to Chicago on Thursday and my right big toe was neon red and screamingly painful; ended up in urgent care on Friday morning, another MRSA infection from a tiny cut I probably gave myself trying to trim my toenails (I can't bend my right leg far enough to see what I'm doing very well). So lots of time in the hotel room with my foot propped up and eating antibiotics. Wheeeee! At least I had a gorgeous view, 26th floor overlooking the Magnificent Mile.

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