2018-07-02 - Scotts Run Run

~6.7 mi @ ~15.1 min/mi

"No, that's not a baseball cap, it's a BRA!" A personal artifact found abandoned on the River Trail provokes hypothesis generation. The rising sun glints off the Potomac as Dawn Patrol surveys Scotts Run Nature Preserve on a steamy morning. K2 stops to let a small snake slither across the steep path. Cute little dogs offer a pause-to-pet opportunity. Recent floods have left muddy patches and detritus across the blue-blazed trail. K-Rex spots a pair of big deer retreating through the woods. A few miles later another deer dances away in Churchill Road Park.

"Not to throw a damper on the day, but ..." says somebody, as trail talk touches upon a situation that could have been handled better. At trek's end we raise glasses in a toast: "Ice water - thank you!"

(trackfile) - ^z - 2018-07-24