Wiggle Waggle Walkathon 2010

On Sunday morning, hundreds (thousands?) of humans were taken ‘walkies’ by their four-legged best friends, who tugged excitedly at leashes, tails whipping side to side and noses straining to inhale all manner of strange and wonderful scents. The air was filled with a chaotic chorus of yipping and yapping, wroofing and barking, the occasional growl…

The Walk that almost wasn’t: A decidedly un-summery hike to the Amphitheatre

“Do you feel like doing the Amphitheatre hike tomorrow morning?” inquired hubby on Friday night. “Yeah, definitely.” “Great, so how about we get up reallllly early…” “Erm… how early is early?” “How about 5h30?” “What?!” “We’ll have a quick breakfast, and then it’ll take us about 45 minutes to get to the booms at Silvermine,…

Our first fun walk around Pinelands

“Can you hear that sound outside?” Doef-doef-doef-doef-doef…. Trap-trap-trap-trap-trap…. Excited voices. Breathless voices. An occasional cheer – clap-clap-clappity-clap-clap. “Are those people running down our street? What is going on out there? It’s Sunday morning, and the sun isn’t even up yet!” Ahhh! It’s the Pinelands Athletics Club, which is based at the Lower Oval in St…