Tag Archives: Ruffner

Hiking with Mike

A while back I took a hike with Mike Vickers of MV Photography. We know each other from our college days back at UAB. Mike’s main passion is music, but photography pulls up as a quick second favorite. Do check … Continue reading

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Gunslinger Alley

A week or so ago I did a midweek hike solo at Ruffner (well, solo except the dog). I’ve decided to name the place we went as “gunslinger alley” because of all the constant gunshots you hear. There just has … Continue reading

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Where does that road go….and ear pains?

Today we ventured up to the top of Ruffner Mt. (a treat for us since we usually park in the lower back parking lot off of Ruffner road) and went to see where this random road went. It goes to … Continue reading

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New Years Day Traditions

The last few years we’ve been taking a hike on New Years Day. This is not one of my husbands favorite things to do (hiking that is) but he does it because it makes me happy. Granted he doesn’t do … Continue reading

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Wintery Excursions & Good Luck

Whiskey and I had good luck recently on the Ruffner Trails. After a disappointed and sad moment to mourn the loss of our beloved ivy patch that the Park (I’m assuming that’s who was responsible) has mowed/weed whacked down, we … Continue reading

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Like a diminutive furry homeless person…

Today I escorted a small furry unwashed homeless person in my backseat. His name is Whiskey. I realized (in horror, and also in the confines of a small heated enclosure) that he smells like someone who hasn’t washed his clothes … Continue reading

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The Wetlands Trail

What I love about the wetlands trail at Ruffner Mountain is that you never know what you’re going to get. If you go frequently (anywhere from once a week to once every few weeks) you’ll begin to notice subtle changes … Continue reading

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