Monthly Archives: November 2012

Maine Winter, Revisited

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Grasslands Treasure: Old Dodge

I take way too many photos. I do my best to keep them organized but every now and then, a few get lost in the fray. Last night, at the end of a very long writing day, I sat down … Continue reading

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Hiking In Hunting Season

Just a reminder: gun season is starting! If you’re outside, make sure you’re wearing blaze orange! Be safe, be seen! Fall is my favorite hiking season, with one major drawback: it’s also hunting season. I don’t have a problem sharing … Continue reading

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Road Tripping PA to VT: By the Numbers

One of the most common excuses I hear from people about why they can’t/ won’t/ don’t travel is money. Believe me, freelance writing is no way to get rich. If I can afford to travel, so can you! Travel doesn’t … Continue reading

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Black Friday: You Save Even More When You Don’t Buy Anything At All…

In honor of Black Friday, here’s my aconsumerism post Conquering IKEA. Enjoy! And remember, you save even more when you don’t buy anything at all! My college apartment was amazing. Over the course of my three years there I furnished … Continue reading

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A Peruvian Thanksgiving

Last year for Thanksgiving, I hosted 12 people and 9 dogs in New Mexico for an off grid feast. I was trying to remember what I did for Thanksgiving dinner the year before and looking at my 2010 calendar, now … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from Vermont!

Happy Thanksgiving Everybody! After you eat yourselves silly, I hope you all head outside for a nice long refreshing hike! Cheers, M

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The Highest Point on My Horizon: Camel’s Hump

After road tripping¬†1,100 miles from Pennsylvania to Vermont, I’m settling into some pretty sweet housesitting digs near Waterbury, Vermont. The house is warm and beautiful, my dogs and the resident cats are nearing a truce and the view out my … Continue reading

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Is This Heaven? No it’s the Adirondacks!

On this very cold Adirondack morning, a thin skin of ice on the Oswegatchie River held up a mirror to the altocumulus sky, making for one of the most beautiful sunrises I’ve ever seen.¬†Whenever I catch a stunning sunrise from … Continue reading

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Always Eat Local: Ontario Orchards

I am not a foodie traveler, but I do make an effort to eat local when I’m on the road. In fact, Rule of the Roadtrip #5 is Always Eat Local. Upstate New York, along the coast of Lake Superior, … Continue reading

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