The southern loop is open for riding! How sweet it is to see our vision start to take shape. These woods were once so overgrown you could barely get through on foot. Now we’ve cleared out the invasive barberry, hanging vines, and fallen trees, and Alan has graded this beautiful trail. More work to be done, but we’ve already enjoyed lots of rides through the woods. So peaceful back here—and cool in the shade of the trees. All quiet except for birds singing.
A bird-song moment in our southeast woods (And turns out I’m not the only one captivated by this call—it’s the much-beloved song of the Wood Thrush):