Murphy’s Law

It’s always good to be prepared. Not necessarily prepared for what could go wrong, but prepared to change your plans. Ever have a trip where everything that can go wrong does?  This last trip just didn’t seem to want to happen. It started with the day before the trip when I came down with a… Continue reading Murphy’s Law

Singing in the rain

We had a ton of rain last week! I know that’s kind of dreary for a lot of folks out there but one of my friends had a fabulous idea. Since I’ve been taking a photography class to figure out how to take better pictures it was awesome to go out and take a nice… Continue reading Singing in the rain

Geocaching! 

I’ve been meaning to talk about geocaching for ages now.  I credit geocaching for getting me outdoors so much in the first place. I’d always enjoyed hiking, but I think I just needed something else.  I’d seen a lot of trails, but trails just don’t get me out of bed and out the door.  That’s… Continue reading Geocaching! 

Hike to Apps’ Mill

I woke up today feeling lazy.  I could see that it was a beautiful day outside, but I couldn’t get my bum moving out the door. I was chatting with a good friend of mine talking about how nice out it finally is, but that I was so unmotivated… she said: I know I always… Continue reading Hike to Apps’ Mill

Duck… duck… ?

I love ducks!   I’ve been tinkering with a different camera lately.  It’s been pretty interesting figuring it all out.  (For the most part I think I’m just figuring out how to fix the mistakes, but who’s counting!?) I had a very quick stop the other day at Churchill Park in Cambridge and thought I’d… Continue reading Duck… duck… ?

Dam cold day to go outside! 

I knew it was going to be a cold one. But I’ve been cooped up way too long. Lots of issues with my back lately, but as we all know, a little fresh air tends to make everything better.  I didn’t really intend to, but I wound up visiting a few local dams along the… Continue reading Dam cold day to go outside! 

How to bathe in the backcountry when it’s cold out

Are you ever out there a while when it’s cold and just can’t fathom going for a swim?  This is what I do… What do you do?  Do you have any good tips?