Category Archives: Hiking

Am I a rabologist?

We have three walking sticks currently in the house. Does that make me a ‘rabologist,’ a collector of walking sticks? When I was recently at the Grove, in Glenview, IL, I picked up several walking sticks. First, I picked out … Continue reading

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Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks

For years I have been talking about Starved Rock State Park and luckily, this past weekend, I managed to return. I remember the fun we had as a family when we took the boys there, staying overnight at the lodge … Continue reading

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On being a carnivore and hunting

I am a lifelong carnivore and will probably not change. I am sure that there are friends and acquaintances of mine who might have an issue with that. I have had a healthy fear of guns and firearms for many … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

I love to hike and for some reason I just don’t do it enough. Last night as we were recovering from the festivities of giving candy to the twenty something kids who came to “Trick or Treat,” MK and I … Continue reading

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