By Rich Parisio. New Paltz Times.
Among the many kinds of walks we take, the walk close to home, along a less traveled path, has much to recommend it. Such a walk can be taken on the Foothills Trail at Mohonk Preserve. I walked along there -- with only my black Labrador retriever, Sam, for company the first two times -- and returned for a third walk with Rebecca. On none of these three excursions did I meet another human and on the third one there were not even human footprints in the snow that had fallen overnight. We felt almost like the first travelers in an undiscovered land. See full article online or view as a PDF.