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First Snowstorm of the Season

Although we have had some dustings of snow, yesterday marked the first storm that could be measured in inches. Although it made my morning commute very slow (I think I averaged 25mph for a 30 mile commute…) it made the … Continue reading

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A New Englander in Maryland: Walks in the Woods

We brought the dog to Maryland when we went over Christmas, which meant that I spent a lot of time going for walks. The woods are so different there than what I’m used to. Firstly, the trees seem so young- … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Maine (aka mosquito paradise)

Last weekend we headed to Maine with some friends. We packed the car after work with coolers, camping gear, and bicycles, then piled in along with the dog to make the drive north. We arrived long after dark and unloaded … Continue reading

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A Reintroduction to Backpacking

This summer, I want to do a backpacking trip. Nothing too extreme, just 3-5 days with nothing but what we can carry on our backs. Of course, I hadn’t been backpacking since I was 14 and the pack was almost … Continue reading

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Dog vs Porcupine

Well, it finally happened. I had really lucked out so far- there were two times I came across a porcupine in the woods with the dog, and both times I got her to sit and wait. This time, I was … Continue reading

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