Category Archives: Day Hike

The Great Georgia EarthCache Quest – Update No. 2 – Maybe I Need to Rethink This Just a Bit

Maybe I should rethink this quest just a bit. No, I’m not going to scale it back and no, I’m not quitting…definitely not quitting, well, barring some catastrophic event anyway.  Even then, if I can find a way, I’ll get … Continue reading

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The Great Georgia EarthCache Quest – Update No. 1 – Plotting, Planning and a Few Random Caches

(Logo Creds:  Jenna Davenport) As much as I enjoy adventures whose general plan is ‘let’s wing it and see what happens’, I also like adventures that take a bit of planning.  I like the pouring over maps to seeing where … Continue reading

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True Grit

Labor Day Weekend, 2017…Ashley decided to head down to Hollywood, Florida to visit with Austin so Cooper the grandpup was spending the weekend with us. Flagler College doesn’t take Labor Day off so Jenna didn’t come home for the weekend. … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II – Appalachian Trail Edition

Jenna has been wanting to go hiking on the Appalachian Trail but finding an open weekend has been a bit of a challenge until earlier last week when ConnieLou said “Hey, Jenna has been wanting to go hiking on the … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II: Chattahoochee Bend Edition

I got a wild hair to take the day off from work. I don’t typically just take a random day off but we were looking at a long weekend for the Memorial Day holiday so I decided to stretch it … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II and Cooper the Pup: Pine Mountain Trail Edition

(Title and Photo Creds: Jenna Davenport) I’ve been trying to plan a spring backpacking trip on the Pine Mountain Trail for me and Jenna for a couple of months now. Ideally we’d try to go when the weather is cool … Continue reading

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On the Grid – May 2016 – The Best of Both Worlds

To keep boredom from setting in, I’m taking this On the Grid entry in a slightly different direction than past entries. Jenna wanted to go hiking. I wanted to go caching. OK, so I wanted to go hiking too. I … Continue reading

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Oh the Places You’ll Go!

Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! Once again I found myself struggling for a title. More often than not, I have a title for a blog entry in mind as I start … Continue reading

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Back to the Bend…Again

I’ve been needing to get outside. Badly. Life has been a bit crazy lately. I didn’t realize how badly I needed to go outside and play until I mentioned the possibility of going hiking this weekend to ConnieLou and her … Continue reading

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The Word for Today is ‘Granola’

ConnieLou and I took Jenna and a couple of her friends camping down at Chattahoochee Bend for the weekend. Taking a group of teenage girls camping is almost always an interesting experience. This time around I learned about words. Not … Continue reading

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