Monthly Archives: February 2015

Dark Night on Snowshoes

I just spent much more time snowshoeing than I cared to.  I planned to walk for about two and a half, but ended up putting in 5 hours in Camden Hills State Park, where unusually deep snow obscured the Sky … Continue reading

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Sugarloaf Fat Tire Festival | NEMBA

Yup.  Looks really interesting.  Planning on attending this event. Sugarloaf Fat Tire Festival | NEMBA.

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Death of Young Woman on Mount Washington

“The single-minded determination that drives people to climb mountains in the first place is the same quality that can doom them.”-Boston Globe Not Without Peril  just picked up another sorry story.  That book is fascinating read that chronicles he over … Continue reading

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My Take: Mindfulness and Exercise

how mindfulness can jump start our exercise routines. <<—- I’m really disappointed in this article. It’s pretty weak science; self-report checklists about thinking about an action while at the same time as performing the action. Mindfulness, in the way it … Continue reading

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Walking in the South

I couldn’t be more content to be combining business and pleasure in a warmer climate for a bit. I’m tenting here for a week. While it’s the coldest night (31° in my tent last night) that this area of Florida … Continue reading

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“A Walk in the Woods” premiers at Sundance

Originally posted on Grandma (Emma) Gatewood:
Last Friday was the premier of “Walk in the Woods” starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte based on Bill Bryson’s book. Here are some of the reviews: Daniel Fienberg, Hitfix: “Surely there’s an audience…

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Video: My Triple Crown Experience

It’s been over a year since I’ve returned from completing my 2,500 mile thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail. In October, I was fortunate enough to focus my experience, step up to the plate, and give the Keynote presentation at … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing up Bald Rock Mountain

Snowshoeing.  It’s where it’s at right now.  At Camden Hills State Park, I enjoyed a quick loop up to one of the best lookouts around these parts-  Bald Rock Mountain, elevating itself a mere eleven hundred feet above adjacent Penobscot … Continue reading

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Having fun with the Dark Sky weather app

I have a new weather app on my iPhone-Dark Sky I first heard about it on a music blog that I subscribe to- Bob Lefsetz’s blog.  Here’s his own introduction to Dark Sky.  This is an interesting read in itself. … Continue reading

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Forests for Maine’s Future – Fresh from the Woods Journal – Wood: an enduring energy source

Forests for Maine’s Future – Fresh from the Woods Journal – Wood: an enduring energy source. I have my energy source at hand, and plan to keep it that way.  Small house, highly insulated, southern exposure, and 5 acre plot of … Continue reading

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