DustyBlues Journal


Our adventures in the Hocking Hills...


Christmas Eve Adventures

An early morning hiking adventure to Parish Rocks.

Val and I researched this location and with the expert advice of local friend and neighbor, Aaron Fox, we trekked here with no problems...

Dual Wonders
November 2018

An easy stroll allowed us to gather in this visual expression of nature's wonder here in the Hocking Hills.

This is one of the easier hikes in the area. A mostly flat paved path meanders down the middle of Conkle's Hollow amid towering Black Hand sandstone walls above...

Subterranean Plunge
November 2018

A circuitous route, slippery slopes, a bit of rappelling and we finally discovered an amazing and beautiful plunge Falls. This place typifies how the grandeur of the Hocking Hills evolved over eons...

Lake Hope Reflections
October 2018

Dawn at Lake Hope - A Reflection

An early morning drive led us to an outstanding dawn with no wind. The lakes' surface allowed perfect mirrored reflections and gave Mother Nature expressive moments to show off her finery...

Fall Impression
October 2018

Fall Impression

Our morning journey was roundabout but ended here as a thick fog was no match for the rising sun's glow.

Nostalgic Perfection
October 2018

The morning atmosphere was impeccable as the fall glow illuminated this classic covered bridge.