Jolly Green Giant ~ Day 17 ~ April 23, 2014

Day 17, April 23
19 miles, 187 miles total
Altitude: 488 feet
Weather: partly cloudy 55-74F
Joanna, from London joins me

Like Virginia, each day in spring nature makes dramatic changes. The trees are now washed in green leaves as though the Jolly Green Giant lives here.

Fields of newly plowed soil have furrows as heigh as 18 inches. The soil is so rich in color it looks like pools of melted milk chocolate. Crops surely thrive.

Joanna’s wisdom, “It takes as much time to get over pushing yourself at a fast pace as it does to walk at a leisurely pace.”





9 thoughts on “Jolly Green Giant ~ Day 17 ~ April 23, 2014”

  1. I may have one more longish walk. Average should be 15 miles. Long walks do cut into your “chill” time. Yes , it truly if beautiful here.


  2. So happy you are doing what you really wanted to do. Love the pictures. Makes me feel like I’m there with you minus the tired feet! Have fun.


    1. These tired feet enjoy many shoeless breaks. During one of yesterday’s break I watched the smallest of snails edge along a rock. Had I not stopped I would not have seen it. So glad you are reading the blog. Linda Jo


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