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Finding Easy Walks Around the Corner-Blackstone Bikeway and Riverbend Farm

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A favorite picture spot along the Blackstone Canal

Life has been moving rather slowly around here as one of us recovers from a back injury, the other from pinched nerves in the shoulder. What this has meant in practice is that we’ve stayed very close to home, rejoicing in the presence of local wildlife in the pond our home overlooks, but not straying far from home. Continue reading

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Hiking with friends

On the SNETT in Douglas, MA with group walk sponsored by the Douglas Library and Sr. Center

On the SNETT in Douglas, MA with group walk sponsored by the Douglas Library and Sr. Center

I make it a practice to always head out on the trail in the company of others. Most often with just one other person, which makes for nice conversation as we explore a trail, and occasionally with groups as well. I’ve had a series of injuries this spring and summer and I’d gotten out of the habit of planning these outings, but the cooler weather is coming and people are checking in to see if I’m up to walking. Thankfully, my latest shoulder injury causes me no pain while walking. In fact, my walking sticks seem to be great therapy as my shoulder heals.

On Delcarte's floating bridge with Pam

On Delcarte’s floating bridge with Pam

I headed out to Delcarte Conservation area in Franklin last week with Pam, Continue reading

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Happy Trails for Everyone in South Central MA

Hopedale Parklands

Hopedale Parklands

Everyone Outdoors is a blog created to be a community resource and recreation connection for people with disabilities, their friends, families, and supporters who enjoy the outdoors. I wrote a guest blog for this publication sharing 3 outdoor spots in south central MA that are not only Easy Walks, but are also inviting to those of all levels of ability.
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Marjorie Turner Hollman is a personal historian who loves the outdoors, and is the author of Easy Walks in Massachusetts, 2nd editionMore Easy Walks in Massachusetts, 2nd edition, and editor of Easy Walks and Paddles in the Ten Mile River Watershed. Just out is her latest book, Finding Easy Walks Wherever You Are. She has been a freelance writer for numerous local, regional, and national publications for the past 20+ years, has helped numerous families to save their stories, and has recorded multiple veterans oral histories, now housed at the Library of Congress. She is a co-author of the recent community history, Bellingham Now and Then.

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