“And finally Winter, with its bitin’, whinin’ wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow.” ~ Roy Bean Snow, Snow, where art thou? Not going to lie, I was a little bitter a couple weeks ago, when it snowed in New York and I was in Vermont and got nada. Zip. None of the fluffy white stuff! With ….
“I’m a bit grungy – I love wearing boots. But I also love putting on a beautiful white dress and jewels. I have those two alter-egos.” ~ Ellie Goulding Bean Boots If you live in New England, you have probably heard of L.L. Bean. What is more you have probably owned, wanted to own, or settled for a knock off ….
“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” ~ Confucius Bonus point is if you recognized my ode to nineties cartoons. If you did not, never mind…I just dated myself horribly! I have been all over the place I tell you! I kid. Kind of. The last two weeks have been a whirl wind and it does not end there! ….
“Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.” ~ Andy Goldsworthy Well it finally happened! We finally got a blizzard. A real honest to goodness blizzard! School was out across the Tri-state and maybe it was the fact that for the most part the winter has been pretty mild, but everyone, adults and kids alike, seemed to embrace the ….
“Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.” ~ Andy Goldsworthy I remember as a kid waking up to huge white flakes falling down and my mom telling me I didn’t have school. It was a snow day! The giddiness I felt at something that was so decadent especially for a Mountain town where driving around in blizzards was ….
“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” ~ Matsuo Basho Every year on New Year’s day, I do a hike. It has become an annual tradition of mine. Getting up at dawn, regardless of how late I stayed up the night before ringing in the New Year. I grab my hiking boots and micro-spikes and hit ….
“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 it IS a new adventure ….
“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” ~ Muhammad Ali Growing up in the White Mountains, you either ski, hike, or do both. Well I don’t do both. I shocker of of shockers just hike. There is nothing like the satisfaction of reaching the top of the mountain. No matter ….