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Hiking / Personal / Travel By On November 14, 2016

Meet my adventure team

Part of traveling and exploring is exploring it with good company. While occasionally I enjoy a solo trip to see some sights and clear my mind, I’m usually accompanied on my adventures — human or dog.   Partner in crime, Sean Sean is a fellow writer that works for Penn State University in communications. He’s a great photographer (responsible for…

Hiking By On November 7, 2016

Five ways hiking is good for you

Life is stressful. That’s why I hike. I started hiking regularly a few years ago, shortly after the adoption of my first rescue pup, Murphy. At the time, his foster home had been taking him on 10+ mile runs a day (nope.) and he had a lot of energy to burn. It was a way to combat his energy as…

Hiking / Travel By On October 5, 2016

Short but Scenic: Hiking Buttermilk Falls, Pa.

I’ve been doing a lot of in-area hiking lately, and recently made the short trip to New Florence, Pa., where you’ll find Buttermilk Falls. Friend Amanda at Buttermilk Falls. The falls are 45 feet tall, surrounded by a 48-acre natural area managed by Indiana County Parks & Trails. The park includes a (very) short loop trail that’s incredibly easy, perfect…