Travel | Hiking

Seeking the Unfinished Parts

“The tops of mountains are among the unfinished parts of the globe, whither it is a slight insult to the gods to climb and pry into their secrets, and try their effect on our humanity. Only daring and insolent men, perchance, go there.”― Henry David Thoreau, The Maine Woods The White Mountains of New Hampshire…

Walking | Culture | Music

Moving on, Always

What if we could stay togetherAnd simply move on day after day after daySun and stormy weatherYou and I togetherMoving on always?— Ryan Montbleau, The Boat Song There’s a time warp experience to walking on the same beach with the same person from one year to the next. On an unusually warm Saturday in February…

Walking | Exercise | Exploration | Fitness | Hiking | Nature | Seasons

The Crunch of Now on an Icy Trail

Friday offered heavy rain that turned to sleet and finally snow. With temperatures plummeting, this quickly turned into a frozen mess on the roads. And temperatures stayed well below freezing, guaranteeing that anything frozen was likely to stay that way for a few days. The snow was transformed to rock-hard ice, with a light frosting…