Tag Archives: refuge

Day Trippin’

10 Mar
The Road Less Travelled :: MA

The Road Less Travelled :: MA

Or…in this case…the path less travelled? Or, for those of us in the States, “traveled”?

Over the Fall, I had the opportunity to introduce one of my good friends to Parker River Wildlife Refuge in Massachusetts. It’s a lovely, diverse park with plenty of hiking trails (among many other activities, but hiking and photos are my thing. Lol)

 

You can read more about the park and see a few more pictures on my Outbound page here. 🙂

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The Crown Jewel

18 Nov
The Crown Jewel :: New Hampshire

The Crown Jewel :: New Hampshire

With all of the controversy surrounding the Keystone pipeline, it’s easy to find articles both for and against.  Today, I read one such article that pretty much infuriated me.  For the sake of not poking the bear, I’ll gloss over the details of the balance between money and human rights, but I will say that it – in part – also had to do with the impact of industrial ventures on the environment, and by extension, the people and animals that live there.

It was a strong reminder to appreciate views like this sunset over Cherry Pond in New Hampshire.  The property is just stunning with one beautiful and tranquil view after another.  David and I spent a few hours there and saw only a handful of other people in the parking lot – none on the trails.  I’m so grateful that I live in a region of the country with so much green space, and specifically, I’m glad for the partnership between the Audubon, the state of New Hampshire and the US Fish/Wildlife Service that preserved the Pondicherry Refuge space.  We are already planning a return trip for next year….perhaps you’ll join us? 🙂