Sandy and I and Anne, a new co-worker, went on a short hike on the Reedy Fork Trail, one of Greensboro’s many trails around our reservoir lakes.

Reedy Fork Creek

Love this running cedar.

Reedy Fork Creek

Either we took a wrong turn or the trail vanished. It was in need of maintenance. We ended up crossing a power line right-of-way, in which I identified several dye plants and found a bouquet’s worth of hawk feathers.

Reedy Fork Creek

Even the scrubby potholed service road leading back to the swampy area was interesting. Just the place to shoot an old refrigerator full of holes.

Reedy Fork Creek

Reedy Fork Creek

We followed the creek back to the trail and there were lots of trees felled by beavers.

Reedy Fork Creek

Fun with leaves.

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I found a huge grapevine to swing on. My new friend found out just how silly I can be.

Reedy Fork Creek

We were more tired that we expected. I want to start doing this on a regular basis and get in better shape.

Reedy Fork Creek

That’s not pink. I don’t wear pink. It is “tomato.”