The Novelty of Lake Skating (and a Couple Safety Tips)

The Novelty of Lake Skating (and a Couple Safety Tips)

"It was very much like Norman Rockwell: small town America. We walked to school or rode our bikes, stopped at the penny candy store on the way home from school, skated on the pond." ~ Dorothy Hamill Skater Girl  It is no secret that I am a skater girl. Of course not by Avril Lavigne's [...]

Wandering Willard

Wandering Willard

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." ~ Albert Einstein Getting back into the hiking groove, it seems I am revisiting the oldies but goodies. And while many of the trails I have hiked this past week have been ones I have visited countless times before. The thing about hiking is that [...]

My P.S.A. for Summer

My P.S.A. for Summer

We have all seen the signs, heard the public service announcements:  Wear sunscreen to protect against skin cancer, or bug spray to protect myself against West Nile and now Zika. but what about those tiny disgusting bugs known as ticks? What about Lyme Disease? Growing up in New Hampshire, I knew their was always a possibility. Sure I [...]