Category Archives: Animals

An open letter to the Ravenswood dog-walking lady

Dear madam: You don’t know me, but we have met several times. I often see you walking your spaniel when I run in Ravenswood Park. I don’t mind that you let your dog off the leash when you’re on the … Continue reading

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When animals attack (and I scream like a little girl)

I have been hoping for an animal encounter ever since I returned to hiking in earnest almost four years ago. It should have happened by now. The woods of the White Mountains teem with life. Every hiker in the state … Continue reading

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Things bears love

THINGS BEARS LOVE: OVERWEIGHT HIKERS From the funny-but-twisted site  I first saw this on the Husky Hiker’s blog.

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