Tag: Hiking

Thoughts on Boredom and Walking

New England weather doesn’t always lend itself to outdoor activities. We had the Polar Vortex, the school-is-delayed-due-to-icing mornings, the rattle-your-windows kind of a windy day, and more. So however idyllic it may sound, “go outside and play” doesn’t …

Slow Summer

I began the day by reading this delightful article On Eating Alone in Paris. There’s something so self-affirming about being alone and not feeling lonely. It’s like telling yourself, “Hey girl, I like spending time with you!” As …

Happy Earth Day – Hiking New Hampshire’s Mt Kearsarge

Last year around this time, we were planning a hike up New Hampshire’s Mt. Kearsarge with our four year old. We visited the nearby¬†McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center as well. Unfortunately, I wasn’t visiting this blog space as often as …

Hiking Owl’s Head in Lake Placid, New York

If you want your holiday to end on a fun note, you got to set aside the last day for a short, scenic hike. With that logic in mind, we checked out of our hotel in Lake Placid …

Hiking Mt Jo in Lake Placid, New York

If you are looking for a short and moderately steep¬†hike, that is also kid-friendly (not dog-friendly unless your dog is secretly a mountain goat), Mount Jo is the place to be. There are two trails, the long and …

Pic(k) of the Week – A Walk in the Woods

Pic(k) of the Week – Macedonia Brook State Park

Pic(k) of the Week – Blue Jay Orchard in Bethel, Connecticut

A Recap of the Year 2012

I guess I still have time to do a recap of my travels in 2012, seeing as we are in the first month of the new year. Surprisingly, Newport featured twice in our travels, the first time was …

Pic(k) of the Week – Whiteface Mountain

The Adirondacks have made it to the New York Times’ The 46 Places to Go in 2013. Check out the list here.