Journal Entry 01.28.2017 – Winter Walks
I’m a hiker. Have been one since my early 20’s when I first bought a backpack and started walking the trails in the Pacific Northwest. Some four decades later, I’m still a hiker, although I’ve slowed down quite a bit in recent years. Still, I can easily manage four to seven miles on the flat sandy trails of Florida.
Florida is a great place to do winter hiking and camping. While I did walks during the sweltering months of late summer last year, it is much more pleasant to walk when the temperatures in the low ’50’s. Other people think so, too, as Princess Place was far more crowded than usual, with a large contingent of equestrians, other walkers, campers, fishermen, and people bringing in their canoes and kayaks. As a consequence with all increase in human activity, there were fewer birds to be…
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