First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Sunrise 7:08: Along the Ohio & Erie Canal

Over the years on their visits Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio, the Dawn Joggers have enjoyed walking or jogging along the Ohio & Erie Canal towpath trail in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. So while the male DJ wrapped up his Board of Visitors meeting this morning, the female DJ headed to Peninsula, Ohio where there's an entrance to the towpath near lock 29 (pictured). She headed south to Hunt Farm, a round trip distance of just over six miles, a distance she really needed after last night's delicious dinner at Downtown 140 (considered one of the best restaurants in the state). Fall color had come and gone along the towpath with the forest taking on an early winter appearance. But temperatures were mild and the usual weekend cyclists were largely absence. She just missed seeing the tourist train with its colorful locomotive spotted on earlier visits...


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