Malabar Farm

It is the duty of every citizen, for his own welfare, if for no other patriotic reason, to support and fight for and possibly initiate measures having to do with conservation of soil, water, and forests. (Louis Bromfield) The name Louis Bromfield might not ring any bells for you. To be honest, I only started … Continue reading Malabar Farm

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Field Trip

The crazy weather and my equally crazy schedule this summer have slowed my hiking progress a bit, leaving me with only Sundays for longer expeditions. And as last week wound down, I decided that I wanted to explore somewhere both new to me and yet so very familiar. To that end, I headed north to … Continue reading Field Trip

Solid State Parks

This week I decided to focus my hiking on state parks and state nature preserves. I have so many of these locations on my hiking goals list for the year that I thought I'd better start making a dent in that list. Yesterday, I had the whole morning free and decided to return to Portage … Continue reading Solid State Parks