Category Archives: State Parks

An Earth Day milestone, protecting nature and reflecting on eco travel

A half-century-old tradition of celebrating the planet last week inspired me in several different ways. So much time indoors had me ready for at least a little bit of nature and luckily, Earth Day brought nice weather to the local … Continue reading

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What I’m Thankful for on Thanksgiving 2019

I felt the need to share some thoughts on what I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving and as the holidays continue. The first two don’t need explanation. Family. True friends. Hope about something personal – I just want to keep the … Continue reading

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Taking on the Edge Challenge With a Nature Hike

Being a member of the Edge Fitness brought about a surprise opportunity to explore local nature along trails at Ridley Creek State Park. I had been wanting to see more of it for a long time. So when I first heard … Continue reading

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The Closing of Glen Onoko

Photos of waterfalls in various state parks have me inspired to venture along trails and take in these spectacular sites for myself. A few are within a short driving distance from where I live, including the falls at Ridley Creek … Continue reading

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Ways a true love will make my heart race on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, I’m single, yet I have plenty of ideas for how a special someone could sweep me off my feet in celebrating the holiday of romance. Whether nearby or far off, spending time with a love interest in … Continue reading

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Imposing old ruins at Ridley Creek State Park

After my trip to Valley Forge, the drive home found me taking a familiar road which goes through Ridley Creek State Park. It was shortly past noon and the sun’s warmth took the edge off the earlier chilly wind. So, … Continue reading

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Exploring deeper into Ridley Creek State Park

Waterfalls are a big travel bucket list item for me and they’re also part of what I love about nearby Ridley Creek State Park. So many of these beautiful natural elements are far away; this one is in a scenic … Continue reading

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