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In the 7 days ending Nov 21:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Walking5 5:39:54 8.93 14.37 187
  Orienteering1 1:28:29 1.99(44:28) 3.2(27:38) 55
  Total6 7:08:23 10.92 17.57 242

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Saturday Nov 21 #

1 PM

Walking 1:14:18 [2] 2.29 mi (32:27 / mi)

From end of WH road with Willow - one way, picked up the car later.
Stopped to see if this marker was still present after some 6 years.


Drive to Henniker later, Colby Hill and Liberty Hill roads were new and interesting. Maps mislead and we found ourselves right in front of a rural farmhouse at the dead-end top of the hill.

Friday Nov 20 #

3 PM

Walking 1:03:14 [1] 1.41 mi (44:51 / mi) +20m 42:57 / mi

With W toward end of day. Spent at least 5' sitting in car trying to figure out where I wanted to go. Settled on 'out back'. Warm, pleasant as could be. Walked an old find-again, lose again-path for the fun of it.

Listened to Moth Radio some of the time: a woman driving a supply delivery truck to Prudhoe Bay in AK and a 24 y/o in prison who finally took a stand over a bag of pretzels, both very good.

No poles.

Thursday Nov 19 #

Note

...what we call 'invasives.' Whether vegetation, animals, pathogens, or humans. And usually caused by the careless hand of mankind....

Amen to inclusion of 'humans' - we are the ultimate weed/invasive. Round us up! Population control is a start. Good luck in that regard.
11 AM

Walking 1:17:00 [1] 2.5 mi (30:48 / mi) +89m 27:44 / mi

From SPS boathouse with W. Got surprise call from RG and talked the phone out of power about halfway thru. Continued up to dam & field and back on Dunbarton Rd. Call it 2.5 mi. No poles.

Tuesday Nov 17 #

11 AM

Orienteering 1:28:29 [2] 1.99 mi (44:28 / mi) +55m 40:57 / mi

With W from BBR end of WH. Passed the refuse areas and then up into woods. Found a new trail on the forest boundary. Who ever knew the boundary existed, surprise - what 10 plus years can accomplish. Map & compass, no poles, balance pretty good.

Not quite a bridge to nowhere but did not have time to find either start or end. A journey for another time.

Had to throw out a lot of "junk' in my 16g i phone storage to be able to reload Strava. I haven't used my Garmin watch in maybe 2 years. Could not find the charger for it today.

Monday Nov 16 #

Walking 50:00 [1] 1.5 mi (33:20 / mi)

Easement walk with Eric T - Lindquist land by Dow & 3A. Mostly backyard, rebar or small pipes for boundary markers - found 6/8, front and center with the backs of private homes. Compass was very helpful. If we were noticed, no one challenged us. Gray, about 50F. I was last there 11/18/2014.

Strava won't reload - too little space, I think, on the phone.

Walking 25:00 [1]

Power line & close by with W. Got above the sand pit which is looking pretty big, even interesting, if one has an eye for such things.

Sunday Nov 15 #

3 PM

Walking 50:22 [1] 1.23 mi (40:58 / mi) +78m 34:13 / mi

With Beth & W. Gray, quiet somber November - rain due but not yet. Went to DD first as usual - treat was two glazed sticks. Dark at 4:45 now. Came home to find the second chipmunk in the Hav-a-hart - took it to the brush dump to a mammoth pile of shelter, if not home.

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