Monthly Archives: October 2010

Gorgeous Litter

It’s the time of year for litter – leaf litter, that is. Max has been enjoying finding different colors and shapes, even from the same tree. We found silver, yellow, green, orange, and red leaves yesterday and today on our hikes, along with gall balls. Gall balls are produced primarily by oak trees. A tiny […]

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Smell of Rain

Yesterday’s weather had me so ecstatic, I was almost jumping out of my skin! No, I’m not being sarcastic – I love the rain, and I was pleased to see that Max loves rain as well. At 8:45 AM, I pulled out of the driveway with Max and Holly in tow, both wearing their red […]

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Stroller Hikes originated equally out of thrift as it did out of a need for nature, exercise, and social experiences. Why spend hundreds of dollars each year on social group membership and gym fees, when we could exercise with friends in open spaces for FREE? Growing up, my family instilled in me a high value […]

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Imagine

John Lennon’s would-be 70th birthday is Saturday, so the media is flooded with remembrances of the pop icon. While some relish in the artist’s experimentation with sound, public displays of affection, and chemical use, he is often best remembered for his attention towards a more peaceful, balanced world. His song, “Imagine” gets at this idea. […]

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Costumes – Weekly Stroller Hikes E-Newsletter (1)

Costumes Now is the busy season for craft stores and seasonal isles at pharmacies! Welcome to the season where we celebrate things that might otherwise scare us, and embrace pretending. Our neighbors already have the fake cobwebs and plastic pumpkins up. Debating if we should follow suit, Max and I spied a huge spider web […]

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