Tag Archives: Recreation

Winter Activities Inside and Out

I hope you enjoyed the great weather as much as we did this past weekend.  Will it get cold again before it stays warm?  Not according to the groundhog but you and I just have to wait and see.  In … Continue reading

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Cure for the Winter Blues: Getting Outside and Loving It

DC hasn’t been bombarded with Snowmageddon again and you’ve decided you don’t really want to be on the Wii, only watching football for the whole weekend, you’ve reached your self-mandated quota of Facebook checking or updates, or you’ve made the … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–The AT, Cows, Foxes, and Cliffs

Cows on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, walk the Mason-Dixon line like a balance beam, thrill and chill on an outdoor adventure course, and learn about fox behavior in Pohick Bay Regional Park, you sly dog, you.

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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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Six Mix Picks–Volume 2–Books, Hikes, Wine & Vinyl

Six Mix Picks for your weekend Continue reading

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