New friends? Do they like to hike?
Exhaustion from Hikes?
Dogs in Rain
Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, plans to give you a future and a hope.” (NAS) Fall. Rich, vibrant, colors. Coolness. Sweaters and coats. I hiked a new trail at Rampart Park on the north side of Colorado Springs. The trees are fabulous as I hiked with my friend’s dog … Continue reading Dog are Hiking Buddies Too
“For I know the plans I have for you, plans to give you a future and a hope.” NAS Jeremiah 29:11 Fall. Rich, vibrant, colors. Coolness. Sweaters and coats. I hiked a new trail at Rampart Park on the north side of Colorado Springs. The trees are fabulous as I hiked with my friend’s dog … Continue reading Hike of Hope
Genesis 25:8 “Abraham breathed his last, an old man and satisfied with life.” “Another Birthday?” “You are how old”? “You look great!” 39 again? Comments heard at aging celebrations range from teasing, joking, feel-good to morose, “Am I still here?” We all delight in one more year of life as long as it is good, … Continue reading Birthday Hike
Psalms 37:23 “The steps of man are established by the Lord and He delights in his way.” Winter hiking is an adventure of caution. Even when there is no visible snow or mud, the ice collects in the shadows. If you are talking to your partner or your dog, you only have two feet and … Continue reading Ice Hiking Carefully
Ice hiking is treacherous. Psalms 37:24 “When she (who lets God establish her steps) falls, she will not be hurled headlong, because the Lord is the one who holds her hand.” Hiking with my borrowed beautiful Husky Max is always an adventure. The power in his sprint helps you understand that he is a hunter, … Continue reading Ice Hiking
Psalms 37:21 “… but the righteous is gracious and gives.” Walking with a borrowed dog is a delight if they enjoy hiking and do not have your own ‘dawg’. They do things differently, and you always have to be more vigilant as you enjoy an off leash hike. Will they bother other people? Will they … Continue reading Borrowed Dogs
Once we are on a path that has either a fence or natural boundary along the edge of the path, I let Dusty off leash. He is feeling good and free and wants to walk fast, explore and then run. So I let him go, even though I am concerned that he will hit his … Continue reading Boundaries