Monthly Archives: October 2017

My First Book is Out !

English major makes good!  My first book is back from the printers and ready for distribution! The book will be available via Amazon in week or so after I set up accounts for sales and shipping.  Blog subscribers get first … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Multi-fuel Backpacking Stove

Only 4 days left to register. Make your own multi-fuel backpacking stove! Have fun making a lightweight stove that you can use on day hikes and on backpacking trips. Created from metal cans and fasteners, these downdraft stoves efficiently burn … Continue reading

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In praise of Bernd Heinrich

I tuned into Maine Pubic Broadcasting’s Maine Calling show yesterday at 1 pm in order to listen to Bernd Henirich discuss his newest book (he’s published 20), The Naturalist’s Notebook: An Observation Guide and 5-Year Calendar-Journal for Tracking Changes in … Continue reading

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Heading up to the North Maine Woods

Looking forward to checking out Namakhanta Lake Wilderness Camps for the Columbus Day weekend. The fall foliage is moderate, and 70% full. NLWC has been on my list for years. I love checking out the old sporting camps, and this one … Continue reading

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