Day 1

Our first full day started with a walk on Tunnels Beach. Then we zipped down to Hanalei Bay to see the Polynesian Canoes.  They are on a fantastic voyage across […]

Missing Kauai – Okolehao Trail

It’s a cold dreary April day here in Connecticut.  I find myself longing for the beauty and warmth of Kauai.  In order to cheer myself up, I thought I would […]

Guiding Us Again for Another WOW Hike

Once again we called on our favorite Kauai guide, Eric, from Hike Kauai With Me, to lead us on a new adventure into the Waimea Canyon area.  We wanted jaw […]

Us Hire a Guide? No Way

I never thought  we would hire a hiking guide to take  Mike and I out, however sometimes you have to do the responsible thing and be safe out on the […]

Bashbish Falls and Alander Mountain

We started off at the south parking area off of Falls Rd. in New York.  We arrived around 8 a.m. and only two other cars were there, by our return […]

Game Playing Saves Lives

This weekend we were determined to be foot hiking in New Hampshire, after we spent last weekend car hiking. Our goal was Falling Waters Trail to Little Haystack Mountain to […]

Goals

Our goal was to hike Mount Eisenhower and Pierce in the White Mountains this weekend.  It was a simple goal to fulfill until Mother Nature decided we needed to change […]

Challenges

Since 2010 has begun, I have created my own challenges,  faced challenges out of my control, and watched others struggle with their own challenges.  Saturday I overcame a challenge Mike […]

The Mountain Meets the Memory

I originally planned to hike Mount Everett on Father’s Day, as a tribute to my father, Everett, who passed away over a decade ago.  As usual life had other plans […]

Nature’s Gems

The trails of Chauncey Peak and Mount Lamentation are full of nature’s special gems scattered throughout its woods and ridges.  In every season you are bestowed gifts of wildflowers, creatures […]

The Power of 3

Three mountains, three states, three people, three hours.  On the third day of April, three of us conquered Round, Frissell and Brace Mountain in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Arriving […]

It Took Our Breath Away

The Alander Mountain loop trail in Massachusetts and New York was one of those trails that steals your breath away for its stunning views, scary creatures and varied terrain. We […]

The Cold War in Connecticut

Today we visited the past, a past that started before I came into the world, but ended in my lifetime.  I’ve always heard about the cold war, but never fully […]

A Journey Into Spring

We had a little spring outing today at Steep Rock Preserve in Washington, Ct.  Spring hasn’t officially begun, but spring fever has hit hard, not just us but others as […]

Place of Bad Noises

“Place of Bad Noises” according to the Native Americans is Machimoodus State Park located in the Moodus section of East Haddam, CT.  Native Americans believed this area erupted in bad […]