Go Hens!

I spent a couple of days last weekend at Penn, rooting for my favorite team. The Women’s Tennis team from the University if Delaware. Of course it’s because my South African friend, Kelly Anderson is their coach. She has two players out in Las Vegas right now competing in the UNLV Fall Invitational. Freshman Jojo […]

Temple Football

That’s the stadium we used when I played football for Temple University. It was just off Cheltenham Avenue. Now there is only a hole in the ground there. I think it was 1970. We played West Virginia there and won, 39-36 on Paul Loughren’s punt return for a touchdown and Joe Injaychock’s intercept in the […]

Hickory Horned Devil

On my last hike up to Dragon’s Tooth in VA, I came across this caterpillar. At first it scared me! I think poisonous whenever I see odd colors in crawly things. After a bit of research I can say that I’m still a little creeped out by this guy. It’s me. I’m trying to see […]

Dragon’s Tooth! 800.1

That would be Dragon’s Tooth. One of what they call Virginia ‘s Triple Crown. Dragon’s Tooth, MacAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs are the three. I’ve done them all now. I finished up with Jennie, she went home and I headed up to Big Meadows, as I always do on my way home. I intended to […]

100% Fun

Ever spend 7 days with anyone and enjoy yourself the whole time? Me either. It just happened for me. Streamstopper, that’s Jennie my daughter, and I did a 50 mile section of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. I loved every minute. Could have kept going indefinitely. What a great hiking partner. You may not know […]