Hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains

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The day after Christmas seemed like a good day for a hike.  After enjoying the many fun holiday foods and beverages the idea of getting out for a hike to burn a few of those calories was appealing.  Our friends, Tim and Dinah, had recently done a hike in the Santa Monica mountains and invited us to join them for a return to that trail.  Their daughter, visiting from Ohio was able to join us as well.

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Family Event at the Lake

IMG_2986Once again, it was time for our annual family event.  Each year, on the weekend following the Thanksgiving Day weekend, our family comes together at the Eagle Cove Resort on Dale Hollow Lake.

With the lake located at roughly the mid-point of the North – South border of Kentucky and Tennessee, it is a convenient location for most of the family, a 2 or 3 hour drive.  The 27,000 acre lake is a popular fishing and boating destination.

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