Monthly Archives: July 2014

Because I Can

There’s only one word I can use to describe this weekend’s hike, and that’s brutal. By the end of the day we had hiked over ten miles during the course of eight hours, made it to the summit of two of … Continue reading

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Joyful in July

July isn’t over yet, but I’ve stumbled onto so many different wildflowers already this months that it’s time to share.                               It never fails to amaze me how many … Continue reading

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Talking Tofu

One of the downsides of this aging  thing is that you can’t eat what you used to. It seems like only yesterday that Pepsi and a chocolate doughnut (Entenmann’s, of course) was the go to breakfast of champions. Suddenly I’m being … Continue reading

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The Phantom of the Opera @ the Boston Opera House

I was really excited when I saw a commercial advertising that my favorite musical, the Phantom of the Opera, was coming to the Boston Opera House. I immediately knew that I had to 1) get tickets and 2) somehow dupe my … Continue reading

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Adventures in Peakbagging

We recently decided to practice our peak-bagging skills in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Our course for the day would take us over Noon, Jennings, and Sandwich Dome peaks. We had done our research, had our directions to the trail head, … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned . . . Again

Sometimes the third time isn’t the charm. Sometimes it might just be better to leave well enough alone. Am I wise enough to take my own advice? Unfortunately, no. The first time we tried to hike Mount Whiteface, the GPS … Continue reading

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Independence Day?

We celebrate July 4th in honor of the freedom of our nation. In 1776 on that date, the final wording of the Declaration of Independence was approved. We officially declared our independence from Great Britain. In 1870, the Fourth of July was … Continue reading

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April Showers . . .

I know this post is a little late. Only by what, two months? After a solid month of April showers, there was a spectacular display of May flowers. So, even though severely overdue, I had to share the beauty of Mother … Continue reading

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