My brother and I went up to Lake Placid over the elongated holiday weekend. On Monday we did a fourteen mile loop hike to Mount Colden. That night, while fireworks went off in the distance, and the campsites around us blared music and drank beer, we were both firmly ensconced in our beds by approximately 7:30.
I don’t always necessarily agree with seasonal beer drinking. I will argue anyone who says Guinness isn’t a beach drink, will happily throw back some fruity IPA’s after a XC ski, and have been known to buy a few 4 packs of Susquehanna Brewing Company Toboggan Chocolate Doppelbock (ok, so I used to have to
It’s that time of year when we start squaring off our summer plans. My summer is looking a bit more lax then usual. I have a bunch of trips I’m planning to take, but aside from a couple, I don’t have dates picked out yet. That’s partially by design. Last summer included 8 weddings, a
Last summer, I ended up going to Cape Cod/Martha’s Vineyard for a long weekend. I actually wrote about the planned itinerary, but never ended up writing much about the trip, because as soon as I got home, I got real sick for a week (I wouldn’t be surprised if it was some
Every spring around this time I make a list of things I want to accomplish during my summer off. This list includes anything from DIY projects around the house, to trips I’d like to take, to simple daytime activities I’d like to do on afternoons when I have nothing planned. What differentiates this list from others
I feel like it’s officially summer now. Even though I got out of school on June 8th, last week was spent grading papers, cleaning out my classroom, and then traveling first to good old NEPA for some errands/appointments. This weekend was spent in Philly for my sister’s graduation from Drexel. Not a ton to report
I spent this 90 degree Memorial Day at Marsh Creek Paddle Boarding; it’s becoming my new addiction. We paddled for three hours, at least one full one being spent lounging in the middle of the lake. My friend’s girlfriend informed us that “paddle boarding yoga” is now a thing. We attempted a few yoga poses (none