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Chia Pudding with Pumpkin Spice

‘Tis the season after all… I have been struggling with getting the right composition for making chia pudding. I know life can be harsh sometimes… It all seemed so easy when I first tried it, but I could never…

Hiking

Hiker’s Coffee Hour – 10/13/17 edition

Grab a cup of coffee, sit down comfortably and read the stories of hikers, some who hiked all or part of the Pacific Crest Trail, some who hiked the Appalachian Trail, many who hiked local trails. Their stories and…

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Hiking

12 Tips for staying hydrated during your hike

With the fall weather bringing temperatures down, the hiking season has started again here in Southern California. After a fairly long summer break – about 5 months for me – I have to re-learn the tricks of hiking safely.…

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Hiking The World USA

Hike: Buescher State Park, TX

Buescher State Park, south-east of Austin, TX, is connected to Bastrop State Park via a scenic and hilly 12-mile road that takes you through recovering areas of the Lost Pines. Most of the trails are still closed due to…