Recent trips are collected here.
July 10, 2020, Lenox – By the time I left home Saturday mid-morning and headed toward the ole stamping grounds along the shore of Lake Ontario, I was near nuts! Nearly nuts, you may suggest I mean to say, but I say near because I knew I needed to calm down and was intent to do just that.
Absent such awareness, the use of nearly would have implied an inevitable crackup, so I’d be dictating this to a semi-literate medical professional at the nut house, but, instead, I’m tapping these tiny letter keys back home in the Berkshires! see more ->
Ten days after the trip to camp at the Fair Haven bluffs on Lake Ontario, I began a Monday-Friday encampment on Cape Cod. Being a perpetual student, lessons learned on one trip are likely to play out on subsequent forays. And so, in the immediate wake of the soul-crushing Coleman camp stove failure at Fair Haven, we are blessed with the triumph of the beautiful butane* breakfast of steel cut rolled oats, apple, cinnamon, and maple syrup, alongside a plastic tube of FrenchPress coffee! read more ->