Category Archives: Imported Posts

From Nepal April 26th, 2015 about medical and nursing volunteers in #Nepal after the earthquake

My friend Joe is in Nepal this year teaching rural nurses to save souls. He himself has saved more than one life.  We never know when we are called back.  Bless you , Joe.  I am relieved the hear that … Continue reading

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Carrot’s book is FREE on Amazon right now

I’ve pre-ordered the print version via Kickstarter, but the Kindle version is free on Amazon right now. Carrot Quinn may just outdo Wild with her first book. She’s also going to attempt a thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail this … Continue reading

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Hiking Tip: Careful with that ibuprofen, Eugene !

I’m putting out a short series of hiker tips, given the eventual melting of snow outside my window that will eventual lead to starting up again backpacking season once again. People have started thru hiking the Appalachian Trail in droves … Continue reading

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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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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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“Trust Me: In These Parts, Hot Dogs Actually Repel Bears.” | Outdoor Skills | OutsideOnline.com

I should write a book, after my sorry episodes following “outdoor misinformation” while backpacking across 22 States. Now that I am one of those actual Maine Guides that tend to dress in plaid wool jackets (as of Nov. 2014) , … Continue reading

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