Autumn at the Arboretum

Though I may not have ventured far afield much over the course of the autumn, I have tried to make regular visits -- every other week, at least -- to Secrest, my local arboretum. While during the spring and summer, I'm drawn to the gardens in various areas, come fall, I head for the trees. … Continue reading Autumn at the Arboretum

Visiting South Chagrin

It's probably obvious from several of my past posts that I love waterfalls. One of the things I have loved about Instagram and following other local hikers and photographers is that I have learned about many more area waterfalls and discovered how to find them. One such area that has been on my hiking goals … Continue reading Visiting South Chagrin

Showing Off the CVNP – Again!

Last weekend, my friend Linda returned for a fall visit to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. She enjoyed her spring trip thoroughly, but she expressed the desire to see this park with some color -- even just with actual leaves on the trees, not bare branches! When I picked her up from the airport before … Continue reading Showing Off the CVNP – Again!

Another Spree Done!

The weather forecast for the weekend looked like perfect autumn weather, so I was thrilled when my best friend told me on Saturday that he was available to hike on Sunday. Needless to say, I did not pass up the opportunity! We headed out early and arrived at Springfield Bog by first light. Though the … Continue reading Another Spree Done!