outdoors

Point Lobos State Reserve Carmel, CA

Another beautiful spot we visited on our 2010 honeymoon was Point Lobos State Reserve in Carmel,CA. The day was a bit dreary, but the weather did nothing to diminish the incredible, wild beauty of this place. Meadows were filled with so many new-to-me colorful coastal scrub plants and seals slept lazily in rocky coves. From December to […] Read more…

Roots Farm

A few years ago, some good friends of ours moved back home from the West coast and started an organic farm. Until then, they had both been trained and employed as engineers and both had acquired advance degrees. I’m sure they got a few odd looks from both friends and family when they announced their […] Read more…

Shelburne Farms, VT

I’m not going to say much about Shelburne Farms, except GO THERE NOW. Actually, most of the property is closed November through April, but MAKE YOUR TRAVEL PLANS FOR NEXT YEAR NOW. I had heard that Shelburne Farms was awesome, I knew it was a large working farm with lots of great educational programs. But nothing could […] Read more…

Shining Sea Bikeway, Falmouth, MA

We headed back to the Cape last weekend, to check out the Shining Sea Bikeway – a 10 mile bikepath that runs from Falmouth to Woods Hole, MA. It was a beautiful and warm fall day once again, and the views of the foliage, marshes, and beaches from the path were incredible. [cranberry bog] [these […] Read more…

Borderland State Park, MA

Last weekend Jeff and I were looking for a new place to bring the dog, and he came across an online listing for Borderland State Park. I’d never heard of it before, but upon arrival we could tell it was a much-loved park property. We had to wait in line to pay the $2.00 fee […] Read more…

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