Rainy Day Adventure – Have you ever had a fantastic day planned only to wake up and find the sky is pouring down buckets of rain? When I was growing up, my whole family competed in the horse show and rodeo circuit. When those events were rained out, I remember being so disappointed. I remember always thinking, “I can still ride my horse in the rain!” When I woke up this morning, I had almost the exact same thought: I can still hike in the rain!
Part of my brain, (I think the lazy side), wanted to just stay in, with all the comforts of slippers and blankets. However, I actually had a promo shot due on Friday, (today is Wednesday), and I really wanted to take a few more shots of Hendrix. I also just LOVE the way photos “pop” when it is raining outside; especially in the lush greenery of Arkansas.
Watching the sunrise as I am headed to Arkansas to hike is a perfect beginning to the day for me. Redding/Spy Rock Loop was on the radar this day! I was mildly nervous about this hike, as I had not trekked more than 5 miles at a time, as of late. All the information that I could gather promised for this hike to be greater than 8 miles, if it was to include the spur (a short branch off the regular trail) to Spy Rock. Continue reading Arkansas Hiking ~ Redding/Spy Rock Loop→
Lincoln Lake Hiking – When winter goes easy on your area of the world, you gotta get out there and take advantage! Today was a fantastic hiking day for Hendrix and I. Sometimes my hikes are about getting content to share with my readers. Sometimes my hiking is about getting the dog(s) out of the house. SOMETIMES my hiking is all about me! This hike was for me, and hiking has never failed to clear my mind and settle my thoughts. Continue reading Lincoln Lake Hiking and Biking Trail in Lincoln, Arkansas→