Back in April, shortly after Governor Murphy and the counties and townships closed all the state and local parks, I went on a search for open spaces to hike to control my anxiety.Continue Reading
I convinced Bhavna to come with me to the Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market. Earlier in the week, I ordered a rustic loaf of bread and a 7 year aged reserve cheddar from Bobolink Dairy and Bakehouse in Milford. I ordered online, but pick up is at the farmers' market.Continue Reading
Monday afternoon, Bhavna and I hiked the Rocky Brook Trail in East Amwell, New Jersey.
There were times along the trail that I forget to take pictures, especially when I was entranced by the beautiful light filtering through the leaves of the canopy of ash, hickory, birch and maple trees or when we lost ourselves in quiet meditation while gazing at the gurgling water as it meandered around rocks and tree roots. There is so much natural beauty here, the kind of beauty that heals. We lost track of time, hiking, and talking and “being” and not thinking about how the world is on fire.Continue Reading
Bhavna, Kiran and I hiked on the Aunt Molly Trail yesterday. We had a second day of sunny weather for Memorial Day, so Bhavna and I decided on another hike. I suggested we try the Mount Rose Preserve in Hopewell which isn’t too far from Aunt Molly Road. Mount Rose is a nearly 400-acre preserve…Continue Reading