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Connecticut and Rhode Island State Parks Quest


I recently read “The Happiness of Pursuit” by Chris Guillebeau and man, was I inspired!  In a nutshell – the book is about dedicating yourself to pursuing a quest, and shares the stories of a cast of fascinating characters and their quests, such as – visiting every country in the world (the author’s – and he did it!), walking across…

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California Road Trip Days 7, 8, & 9: Bodie Historic Ghost Town, Lake Tahoe, Russian Gulch State Park


Day 7 – October 4, 2016 After some delicious craft brews and a peaceful night in June Lake, we headed North up Route 395 along the Sierras toward our next stop in Lake Tahoe.  First stop?  Breakfast!  We had very few restaurant meals on our trip since our campervan’s kitchen setup made it so convenient and easy to cook ourselves.…

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California Road Trip Day 3: Yosemite Hiking 4 Mile Trail – Panorama Trail – Mist Trail


California Road Trip Day 3: September 30, 2016 On our 3rd day in Yosemite we hit the trails for a long day of trail running/hiking.  I did a LOT of research on different trails and hiking routes in preparation for this trip, since I knew we would have to narrow it down to a few routes.  I settled on two…

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Nipmuck South Trail Race 2015


Starting Instructions. Photo property of Scott Livingston On Sunday, June 28, I joined a large group of fellow Shenipsit Striders to race the Nipmuck South Trail Race.  This was a 14 mile out and back on the Nipmuck Trail, starting from Mansfield Hollow park.  The race is part of the Blue-Blazed Trail Series, a series of races throughout Connecticut showcasing…

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