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Wanderings: Bagley Lakes... and the Clouds

Hello dear readers! Or reader. Or perhaps I'm talking to myself here. I've been away from the blog for awhile, but am back to share a recent adventure. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to hike the Bagley Lakes trail with my book club friends. For this month's outing, we read Maria Mudd Ruth's A Sideways Look at Clouds, and the author herself joined us on the trails!

I've been absent a lot lately - from the blog, the book club, and many other things that used to be so important in my life. However, it is long past time to reconnect, so that's how I found myself standing at the trailhead on Sunday morning in forty-two degree weather with rain coming down sideways. My nose was numb and cheeks red and stinging within minutes as the cold wind buffeted my Gore-Tex clad body. I was gloriously excited.

Despite the weather, our all-women group was enthusiastic as we set off on the Bagley Lakes trail. Autumn hues were beginning to warm the landscape with reds and yel…