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N. R. Tucker

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Hiking Dr Seuss Style

Decided to try my hand at a poem in the style of Dr. Seuss. The photo is from a trip to Scotland.

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Diary of a Flooded Laptop

January 16: Today started out normally. My human rose before 5 am, fired me up, and typed. She normally writes science fiction and fantasy, but today she’s working on a children’s story for her writing group. Suddenly, I’m wet. No, not wet, soaked. Continue reading “Diary of a Flooded Laptop”

A Winter Hike

It was a nothing hike. At the last minute, on a beautiful winter afternoon, I took short hike through my neighborhood. I’m lucky because my neighborhood weaves through a few ponds, and I’m within a mile of a park that has some beautiful natural paths. Continue reading “A Winter Hike”

Christmas Hike in Stone Mountain NC

After a couple of months of not much hiking, I put hiking boots to soil on a good trail this week.  Continue reading “Christmas Hike in Stone Mountain NC”

Just A Little Outdoor Fun

A beautiful December day in North Carolina called to me, “Come, hike. You know you’ll love it.”

I responded with boots, gloves, and a wrap, singing, “Into the woods.”

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Back On the Trail

After a hectic month I finally got back out on a trail.

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Surprise, Stairs on the Trail

A seven-mile loop around Pilot Mountain in North Carolina ends with steps. Lots and lots of stairs, in part for erosion, but mostly to taunt older hikers who do not do stairs well.

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When Hiking, Don’t Forget Local

While visiting a cousin in Tennessee, we took a two-mile hike in a regional park in her hometown. No long drive or planning required. Just a bottle of water and a trail.

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Sunrise and Deer

Lately, I’ve been hiking at sunrise. Why? Because I’m in the southeastern United States where it’s hot and humid.

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