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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Why hike?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012      42 comments

Why hike the trails and forge the streams and find the stillness of sunbeams? Why work so hard to climb a peak, discover the vistas few others seek? We see the beauty that... Read more

The Canon Balls, Part 2

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      8 comments

I was asked to elaborate on our hike up the Canon Balls. Here it is. We started at Lafayette Place Campground. Left trailhead at 8 a.m. Our Route was the Lonesome Lake Trail, Hi-Cannon Trail, Kinsman Ridge Trail, Rim Trail, Cannon Mountain s... Read more

Acknowledgment

Monday, October 15, 2012      8 comments

Acknowledge the LORD in all your ways, And HE shall direct your Path. ... Read more

Learn a lesson from Boo-Boo Bear!

Sunday, October 14, 2012      16 comments

Learn a lesson from Boo-Boo the Bear by Jackie Stetser Since 2009, I have lived at the edge of Fox Forest. One hot August afternoon while we were still new to the neighborhood, I saw a mamma Black Bear with her three cubs cross the dirt road ... Read more

Hiking the Whites in the white!

Saturday, October 13, 2012      17 comments

The first hike of the year with snow is always a magical moment. The forest seems quieter, and there's a secial kind of beuty all around me. This childhood type of moment is one reason why I keep hiking! [ Read more

Little is much

Friday, October 12, 2012      6 comments

Little is much when God is in it. Much is little when we leave God out of our lives. "Acknowledge the LORD in all your ways, and HE will direct your path."... Read more

10-11-12 Sugarless Gum

Thursday, October 11, 2012      2 comments

Is it the sugarless gum you crave or just something sweet in your mouth? While experts state there is no harm in chewing gum, in fact it may actually curb your appetite, if you want to break this habit, you may want to look at your overall... Read more

3 months of SparkCoach

Wednesday, October 10, 2012      8 comments

I think that I'll stay with Spark Coach. What I love most about it is the ability to ask a question, and have someone answer it directly and completely. This week I asked about chewing sugarless gum. I listened to what Dr. OZ said about the s... Read more

Going from Fatitude to Gratitude

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      7 comments

Today I'm focusing on the goodness of God in my life, and not on fat. I'm going to look at the bid picture, and not on the negative aspects. This is the day that the Lord has made, and I will rejoice and be glad in it!... Read more

Grandkids and Football

Monday, October 08, 2012      6 comments

Even on cold days, football is fun when you're watching a grandgirl, or a grandson. Yes, it gets busy, Yes, I got cold. But it never gots boring, and I never feel old... Read more

My cousin Jo

Sunday, October 07, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I had a great hike on Monadnock. We experienced all kinds of weather-sun, rain and wind. It reminded me of "real life". We experience it all. It reminds me of Jo... Read more

Hiking Monadnock

Saturday, October 06, 2012      9 comments

One thing that has helped me to live an active lifestyle is that my exercise is a social evelt. I hike with great friends. Today's weather might not be perfect, but I'll be with the best of friends. The miles will melt under our feet as we cl... Read more

Dear Mt. Romney

Friday, October 05, 2012      22 comments

Dear Mr. Romney, There is nothing more demeaning and insulting to me than your comment to your wealthy friends in Florida suggesting that 47% of Americans see themselves as “victims”, entitled to public assistance and are unwilling to take res... Read more

Eat responsibly

Thursday, October 04, 2012      7 comments

Every day I'm tempted to eat things that are poor choices and to eat too much of the good things. When these temptations come, I remind myself toeat responsibly, have a drink of water, and not to jump in "whole hog. Yesterday was my husband's... Read more

Mt Monadnock Art Show

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      5 comments

Reaching the Summit Monadnock Film Art Show Fundraiser Monadnock: The Mountain that Stands Alone Saturday, Oct 27th 4-8pm At Heberton Hall in Keene, NH Next to the K... Read more


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