Tuesday, May 27, 2008

What I did this weekend

Jupiter wanted to go hiking and camping on the Appalachian Trail this weekend, and we had no choice but to follow:

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Pennsylvania's mountains are beautiful in the spring and everything was green, except for the rocks we had to step on for most of the way. Our muscles are sore, we have blisters and Jupiter's paws are in pretty bad shape. But it was so much fun, and very much worth it, for views like this:

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... and for many other events that were breathtaking, but impossible to photograph: the huge silent owl flying above the campsite one night, the deer running through the forest, the amazing candy at Port Clinton's Peanut Shop. Also, for the joy of sharing a water bottle with a dog:

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(for the obligatory knitting content, see if you can spot the handknit socks)