Fairy shrimp appear as if by magic as the ice leaves vernal pools. Scoop a few and watch their feathery gills in motion.
If you can’t go to work, kids are home from school, and Covid-19 is taking over your brain, get outside and go on an ice hunt.
Winter foraging yields sweet creamy pudding
Pine needle tea is a simple and tasty winter drink. This is about as easy as foraging can get!
Take a step back in time with this story of life in a small Maine village in simpler days.
Celebrate a non-demanding holiday. Winter solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year, has many satisfying traditions.
Snowy owls are a good excuse to hike a mountain summit, but there are other rewards along the way.
Turning sixty-five can be life-changing, in a good way. For starts, it is a great motivator to get outside and have adventures. And to purge.
The drive to a recent gals’ winter weekend getaway was so filled with adventure we needed nothing more, but Mt. Chase Lodge was up to the challenge. At Shin Pond we turned onto a half-mile of snow-covered driveway flanked by six-foot snowbanks. I had been snow-starved, so was a bit over-excited to be deep in […]
A women’s winter weekend getaway where just getting there was half the fun–with Maine minerals, creamery butter, chaga and snow.