Category Archives: Six Mix Picks

Trail Mix Picks

A slight change in the “Six Mix Picks” as we make the title the “Trail Mix Picks” to ease the tongue twisting nature of the title and gently allow more or fewer picks each week.  You can expect as few … Continue reading

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Six Mix Picks–Pumpkins, Hikes, Colbert on Parks, and Duels on Bikes

All this rain today should to result in a sunny weekend.  And for that sunny fall weekend, we’ve got lots of activities planned and suggested including hikes, pumpkin pickings, hay rides, corn mazes, soccer and more!  Also, Stephen Colbert, fake … Continue reading

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Six Mix Picks Volume 4–Ideas for Hiking, Apple Picking, Beer Drinking, and Getting Shady With Trees

As the cold weather disappears at least one more time before fall and winter capture us with their cold arms, there are outdoor activities aplenty to consider this weekend.  Last week, I gave a recap of our first hike on … Continue reading

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Six Mix Picks Volume 3–Train Your Falcon to Drink Beer and Other Things to Do

There are events aplenty this weekend and hikes aplenty to take. After getting slightly lost last weekend on the way to and on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, we vow to get back this weekend and recommend you do too. If that’s too far, take one of the other local hikes we’ve recommended here and here. Your Six Mix Picks this week include Octoberfests with lots of beer and lederhosen, falcon training, kayaking, camping, volunteering, an urban hike / bar crawl, the outdoors indoors, hipster craft doings, and other feats of outdoor finery. Continue reading

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