Lancaster, Pennsylvania

This was my first trip back east during the middle of winter and New Year’s week! I got into Philadelphia after midnight and was super tired from the long flight and of course the dreaded delays due to “inclement weather”. Nevertheless I got up bright and early the next morning to hike in Lancaster County Park. That is the start time and temperature on the left and the end time and temperature on the right. Although it was 23 degrees outside, once I started hiking I warmed up and started to take off the down jacket and gloves and hat. 🙂

It was a pretty amazing hike because I saw deer! They are very shy animals, but so beautiful. I was able to get a pretty good look at them. Can you believe that the bones pictured below are actually part of deer vertebrae? Amazing that their discs are in the shape of a heart isn’t it?