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I love the feeling of being the only one on top of this mountain. It is hard to capture the feeling in words – the expansive joy of feeling part of nature, the quiet, the wind, the sun, the brisk temperature and the rhythm of the earth with no human distractions. I feel like I can breathe more deeply and hear my own heart more clearly and just relax into being. I am also deeply grateful to be able to do this hike since last winter I was so sick with Lyme Disease I found it difficult to just walk around the block.

This is me enjoying my fist ever completely solo hike. I used to hike quite a bit with just my dog, but she is now too old to hike this far in the snow and at 13 is aging faster than I’d like to admit. I know…

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