Archive for the ‘Walks & Bike Rides’ Category

They said it would never last. There were five teachers who got together to follow the footsteps of Bob Vogel into the Grand Canyon. That first year it was Judy Brookhart (4th grade, Admissions Director), Carolyn Howell and Karen Goodwin Patterson (OTS History Department), Kay Burdette (Curriculum Director), and Sandy Yocum (Art Department).  Aside from […]

  I’ve been at the beach several times. The best beach for clear water has been Mentor Headlands State Park. The drawback? You have to walk across about 10 feet of baseball sized rocks to the water’s edge then another six feet of rocks underwater, then sand! By then you are up to your neck […]

Here is my prep before a hike with elevation: Lubricate heels and bunions with salve, insert toe separators, cover bunions with gel pads, put on padded hiking socks, insert cushioned pads into hiking boots, find and adjust hiking sticks, fill Camelbak or water bottle, cover exposed skin with sun screen, wear hat, and carry a […]