Monthly Archives: August 2013

Queen of the Mountain

  I’m not concerned with looking good when I’m climbing a mountain. I’m not one of those women who climb showing off their sports bra. You won’t catch me wearing spandex, or short shorts, or even make-up for that matter. … Continue reading

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Backyard Adventures

A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to see a deer and what had to be her newborn fawn out back. It was a cool, rainy day, I had just gotten home from work and was walking one … Continue reading

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Wild Ponies

  They come racing full speed ahead to greet me, their furry little bodies bouncing off each other as they vie for the lead. Rearing as they nip and paw at each other for the right to welcome me first. Sliding … Continue reading

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“Hey, look….Hikers!”

“Hey, look…..Hikers!” That’s what we heard as we exited the woods and approached the summit of Mount Gunstock. It wasn’t a casual comment or remark, but an exclamation of surprise. So we covered the remaining distance to the actual summit, … Continue reading

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Back at the Beginning

  This past Saturday found me back at the beginning – at the foot of Little Haystack in the New Hampshire White Mountains, the first mountain I ever tried (and failed) to climb. It was a couple of months after I … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

What can I say about Crotched Mountain? My initial research a few weeks in advance had told me it wasn’t too far of a drive, and that the Shannon trail was the most difficult path. That was all I needed … Continue reading

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