The Fearsome 3 and Tale of the Trail

This is the story of the harrowing trail we hiked  from Pisgah Road to Route 77 on the Mattabesett.  Karen, Mike and I set out early to enjoy a day full of fun,… Continue reading

A Four Season Hike

Our first hike in Connecticut was the  Ragged Mountain loop. It was a trail that enticed us enough to keep returning to it in every season and in different weather conditions.  We’ve hiked… Continue reading

The Mantras I Recite on the Trail

I have certain key mantras I recite to myself when climbing up on a trail.  Yesterday’s hike found me saying my top three; “slow and steady”, “I am the little engine” and finally… Continue reading

The Trail That Taught Me Trust – Macedonia

A warm June weekend,  two weeks shy of being married 19 years, hiking Macedonia Brook trail,  I was handed  a huge life lesson. I thought I trusted Mike completely, but with this hike… Continue reading

Ghostly Towers in New Mexico

Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu New Mexico – August 2008 As we drove  Route 84 over and over in New Mexico, I became fixated on  the white rocks that towered behind the Abiquiu Elementary School. … Continue reading

Black Rock State Park & Mattatuck Trail

A quiet day on Feb. 13 had us excited about a half day of hiking in a state forest new to us.  We ventured out to explore the woods of Black Rock State… Continue reading