Gnomes in the Wood

A couple of weeks ago, Andrew read a story in the newspaper about local residents putting gnomes and stick creatures in the ACT managed Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. This was the first we had heard of it and sounded like the perfect Sunday Adventure. We printed a map and headed over to the parking area off…

Bike Ride to the Old Man of the Mountain

A couple of weekends ago, we packed up our bicycles and headed to Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire. We parked at the Echo Lake Beach parking area – getting one of the last spots available. The Franconia Bike Path runs the length of Franconia Notch State Park and we’ve biked other sections (read…

Porcupine Ski

This morning we woke up to gently falling snow and cross-country skiing sounded like a great idea. Lindsay was anxious to get out so she suited up and headed out first to check the conditions. The fresh powder made the sliding easy but the temperature was 35 F so there was a little stickiness to…