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Looking for Moose
Thursday, August 11, 2016      32 comments

This poem tells the true story of our 10 day vacation search for moose in the Great North Woods of NH and parts of Maine. We were Looking for moose in all the right places But unable to find even some traces. ... Read more
Camping
Sunday, August 07, 2016      29 comments

Camping at Bramblewood in Pittsburg, NH Solitude and quiet! Nature surrounds me. Chipmunk playing at the bird feeders keeping everyone entertained. Campfires every evening and fireworks on Saturday. It's a peaceful place with mount... Read more
CoHos Trail and Covill Mountain
Saturday, August 06, 2016      25 comments

Taking the Cohos Trail to Mt. Covill Our hike today involves taking the Moose Mainway to the Fox Freeway (both of which are a part of the COHOS Trail) to the summit of Mt Covill. The Cohos Trail is 170 miles of wild hiking through New Hampshi... Read more
Lonely Little Lina
Friday, August 05, 2016      28 comments

Lonely Little Lina and Bruce the moose My grand daughter Lina is at a tough place in her almost 3 year old life. Her family moved from South Caroli... Read more
OH Canada!
Thursday, August 04, 2016      22 comments

Yesterday we took a trip to the town of La Patrie, Canada. First we hiked along the Fourth Connecticut Lake. It is really more of a swamp, but I'm sure that it was a lake when named. The countryside changed drastically when we crossed the bo... Read more
Ramblewood
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      21 comments

Camping at Bramblewood in Pittsburg, NH Solitude and quiet! Nature surrounds me. ... Read more
Meeting Andrew and Moose
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      24 comments

Meeting Andrew Yesterday, while camping at Moose Brook State Park in Gorham, NH, I met Andrew Zboray. He was the manager of Monadnock, State Park from 2000-2008. Now a ranger at Moose Park, he remembers his many hectic years at Monadnock wit... Read more
Finding Peace With Technology
Monday, August 01, 2016      27 comments

Finding peace with Technology Yesterday I visited my grandkids, cellphones, iPads, tablets and all. I found a new approach to dealing with the temptation of technology. I used it in my favor! Brandon had been on a trip with friends. We... Read more
Thoughtfulness
Sunday, July 31, 2016      27 comments

Yesterday I received a very thoughtful compliment on a gift that I had given. The compliment came from someone who has a hectic life. I know that she had to take time away from other things just to thank me. Her thoughtfulness made my day. ... Read more
Bear-ly a Meeting!
Saturday, July 30, 2016      39 comments

Yesterday I went for a bike ride in the morning and was startled to see a 250 pound bear 20 feet in front of me. I was speeding down Baird Brook R... Read more
Letting History Repeat Itself
Friday, July 29, 2016      31 comments

I found a place that I love to hike to, and have visited it probably a dozen times. Three times, I've spent the night there. Here is the story of two of the trips. One of our favorite places to volunteer is the Carter Notch Hut. The cabin i... Read more
My Summertime Boot Camp
Thursday, July 28, 2016      23 comments

This summer I have decided to make my health a priority. I have created my own boot camp workout program.. Here is what my program looks like: 1. Rise and SHINE! Every morning at 6 am, I either go out for a run or a bike ride. I alternate... Read more
Visiting with the cellphone distracted
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      27 comments

I have a difficult situation coming up next week. I will be visiting with some lovely people who do not put down their phones when we arrive. I get very uncomfortable talking to people who are clearly distracted by their phones. I have consi... Read more
Visiting my Son
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      24 comments

Family visits Well, I just had a great visit with my son, DIL, and baby Shiloh Rose. The joy of holding my grandchild in my arms, and seeing her smile up at me is a thrill that creates a strong and lasting bond. Playing with the baby makes m... Read more
Babies
Monday, July 25, 2016      30 comments

It is such a pleasure to see a young family grow and change to gather as they care for a young child. IN 4 short months, we have become closer and ki... Read more

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