Monthly Archives: February 2011

Studying the Brain Off the Grid, Professors Find Clarity

Your Brain on Computers – NYTimes.com Your Brain on Computers – Studying the Brain Off the Grid, Professors Find Clarity “Of course you’d want to know about a $25 million grant,” Mr. Kramer responds. Pressed by Mr. Atchley on the … Continue reading

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The $200 Microhouse

The $200 Microhouse – click here for full article By JOYCE WADLER Published: February 23, 2011 For ingenuity, thrift and charm, Derek Diedricksen’s tiny, playful structures are hard to beat.

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Walking = +2, Yoga = -1.4

Fitness: A Walk to Remember? Study Says Yes By PAULA SPAN Published: February 7, 2011 Researchers found that the hippocampus expanded in subjects who were assigned to walk three times a week. Most studies of exercise results rely on self-report … Continue reading

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Urban Hiking

Walked between four and five miles today, viewing the Pacific. Also consumed a superb cappucino grande at Cafe Trieste. http://www.caffetriestesj.com/About_us.html

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Architectural Hiking

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August Looks Like This for ME

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Winter “Camping” at Tanglewood

John and I made the 1 mile haul into camp Friday afternoon. I have extra hauling toboggans that John and Tug borrowed to get their gear into Dogtrot cabin. The cabin had not been heated for a while, so the … Continue reading

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The Alternative Toboggan Experience

Back to the woods. Six of us hauled toboggans over a snow packed access road to Tanglewwod Camp in Lincolnville, ME for our annual food festival and winter walks around the frozen snow covered countryside. We’ll be here two days … Continue reading

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Hiking Through Hyperbole: Blisters and Fire

Ryan Linn’s  long article ( Part 3/4)  of his 2010 PCT Hike Here we go for part three. Volcano land. Blisters, hiking solo, and lightning-started fires marked the stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail from northern California through Oregon.

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Why Do People Fly in Seaplanes?

Reader of this blog might remember that I’m a fan of using floatplanes to get onto backpacking Appalachian Trail entry points points within  Maine’s 100 Mile Wilderness.  If not, here’s the original blog entry entry about my last flight with … Continue reading

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