Tag: hiking

  • A hike at McCormick’s Creek State Park

    Scenes from a hike through McCormick’s Creek State Park in southern Indiana.

  • single frame: On the walking path


  • single frame: Eagle Creek Reservoir


  • At Connemara National Park Canon PowerShot S95 2016 We visited this lovely park briefly. We looked forward to a long hike, but we both assumed it would be through a chilly woods, not up a mountain in direct sunshine on an unusually warm day. As we were dressed for the former, we soon overheated and…

  • Twelve exposures: Starkey Nature Park, Zionsville

    Margaret had a great idea, which is to go out on a photo walk but limit ourselves to just twelve exposures. Not twelve resulting photos, but twelve presses of the shutter button. She thought it might make us think more carefully about what is a worthy subject and help us pause to carefully make an interesting…

  • Path in Ireland’s Connemara National Park Canon PowerShot S95 2016 Connemara National Park’s trail system goes right up a mountain. We dressed for a cool walk through the woods — clothes way too heavy for direct sunshine. So we didn’t stay long.

  • Conquering Trail 3

    Warm weather has lingered longer into this autumn than it normally does, and my sons and I had been talking about ways we could enjoy it while it lasts. When one of my sons said, “We haven’t been to Turkey Run yet this year,” we knew we’d found the right outing. It’s a tradition that…

  • Wet feet at Turkey Run

    My boys and I made our more-or-less annual trek to Turkey Run State Park the other day. We couldn’t have had better weather – sunny and 80. Even though I’ve made countless trips to Turkey Run State Park over the past 20 years, and have therefore received countless trail maps at the entrance, this was…