Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wisdom from Tibet

I received this quote from my son Arlo, who has inspired me every day of his genuine life:

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‘Throw yourself on the Universe’ and take a hike

‘Throw yourself on the Universe’ and take a hike – Linda Hall-Stone – Rockland – Camden – Knox – The Herald Gazette. Stephanie White is a former resident of Maine who was a 1990 graduate of Medomak Valley High School. … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2011- Part 3 of 3

After breakfast on Sunday, I went to a workshop by Andy Williams  on How to Build A Sling Fireplace.  I’d never seen anything like this. There is nothing about this thing on the web, or at least my search’s results. … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2011- Part 2 of 3

I was up early to head over for the fresh coffee in the dining hall at 6 AM.  Luckily I found other early risers  that I really wanted to talk with- Linda Leckie, Don Kivelus, Bob Kimber, and Mike McClelland … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2011

At 6:40 AM on Thanksgiving morning I was barely able to get the VW up the hill outside of my house in Maine. We were delayed one whole day due to a freak Nor’easter that howled and dumped ice, slush, … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2011- Part 1 of 3

Another grand time at the Hulbert Outdoor Center in Fairlee, VT, spent with 100 of the faithful at our annual winter walking/ camping/ and cooking weekend. When we arrived after our 5 hour trip, numerous participant tents were already set … Continue reading

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Gear Tip

I like this 4 minute video and plan to try out each of the 25 variations on how to wear a scarf this winter here in Maine. Might be a way to break up the cold dark starts to these … Continue reading

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Breakwater Hike

The most unique hike in the Midcoast Maine area is the one mile (Well, really 7/8 mile) granite path known as the Rockland Breakwater out to the light house at the end. The breakwater was completed in 1902, after an … Continue reading

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November Eat-heart

On Nov. 25, 1857 Henry David Thoreau wrote the following words: “It is but a short time these afternoons before the night cometh in which no man can walk. If you delay to start till three o’clock, there will be … Continue reading

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Snowy Halloween

The light was clear, so were the roads, but we had this refrigeration effect, as I looped around Moody Mountain on a bike ride this Halloween. I was dressed appropriately, with orange jacket, as I dodged several pickup trucks that … Continue reading

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