Monthly Archives: January 2010
It was a chance to bask in the pleasure of walking in powder snow one more time, and was our best little hike so far this winter. Ryan and I decided to take advantage of the clear skies and head … Continue reading
Medical Miracle Nears a Milepost By JOHN BRANCH Published: January 20, 2010 Twelve years after brain surgery to alleviate epileptic seizures, Diane Van Deren is one of the world’s top endurance runners.
My To-Do list is taking on the specter out of a Stephen King horror story. Yikes, my wife reminded me that I have 90 days or so before I start hiking in California. One thing that is coming along OK … Continue reading
It was 20 degrees out, dark and overcast this morning . After eating a breakfast of espresso , scrambled eggs, bacon, and a pumpernickel bagel slathered with Queso’s own strawberry fig preserves, I was fueled up for a hike. The … Continue reading
The Northeastern United States are a backpacker’s dream, with two National Forests, well over a thousand miles of hiking trails, and several hiking clubs that maintain those trails. Backpackers looking for short trips have dozens of options within a few … Continue reading
We had a big snow storm here this weekend. Deer, deer everywhere. The new snow makes it easier to see where they came from and what they are looking for. When I walked up to the road to get the … Continue reading