Game Playing Saves Lives

This weekend we were determined to be foot hiking in New Hampshire, after we spent last weekend car hiking. Our goal was Falling Waters Trail to Little Haystack Mountain to Franconia Ridge Trail… Continue reading

Goals

Our goal was to hike Mount Eisenhower and Pierce in the White Mountains this weekend.  It was a simple goal to fulfill until Mother Nature decided we needed to change that goal.  Let’s… Continue reading

Challenges

Since 2010 has begun, I have created my own challenges,  faced challenges out of my control, and watched others struggle with their own challenges.  Saturday I overcame a challenge Mike and I set… Continue reading

The Mountain Meets the Memory

I originally planned to hike Mount Everett on Father’s Day, as a tribute to my father, Everett, who passed away over a decade ago.  As usual life had other plans for me and… Continue reading

Nature’s Gems

The trails of Chauncey Peak and Mount Lamentation are full of nature’s special gems scattered throughout its woods and ridges.  In every season you are bestowed gifts of wildflowers, creatures and views. Mike… Continue reading

The Power of 3

Three mountains, three states, three people, three hours.  On the third day of April, three of us conquered Round, Frissell and Brace Mountain in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Arriving at the trail… Continue reading

It Took Our Breath Away

The Alander Mountain loop trail in Massachusetts and New York was one of those trails that steals your breath away for its stunning views, scary creatures and varied terrain. We started on the… Continue reading

The Cold War in Connecticut

Today we visited the past, a past that started before I came into the world, but ended in my lifetime.  I’ve always heard about the cold war, but never fully understood the complexities… Continue reading

A Journey Into Spring

We had a little spring outing today at Steep Rock Preserve in Washington, Ct.  Spring hasn’t officially begun, but spring fever has hit hard, not just us but others as well today.  We… Continue reading

Place of Bad Noises

“Place of Bad Noises” according to the Native Americans is Machimoodus State Park located in the Moodus section of East Haddam, CT.  Native Americans believed this area erupted in bad noises due to… Continue reading