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The Sky’s the Limit 2015 Hiking Challenge

This is DEEP, man Connecticut State Parks “The Sky’s the Limit” 2015 Hiking Challenge Jump down to the climbs [This page is part of my ongoing series, “Hikes with my Boys.” The full list of those hikes can be found here.] If I was an egomaniac, I'd write three paragraphs on how I influenced the state to … [Read More...]


187. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Ain’t Nobody Like the Peabody I Got New Haven (Google Maps location) September 11, 2010 Here I am again. Staring at a blank screen and 150 photos of a huge and wonderful museum wondering how in the heck I should approach this monster. Writing about the giants is by far the hardest thing I do for this … [Read More...]

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Massport to Nachursetts: Wellfleet Bay

Passport to Nature, Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay, Wellfleet August 2016 At this point, I've only been to two Mass Audubon properties (of 21). Regardless, I imagine this one at Wellfleet Bay has to be one of the best. The Nature Center is large, modern, informative, and quite impressive. And the trails out to the … [Read More...]

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Massport to Nachursetts: Long Pasture

Passport to Nature, Mass Audubon Long Pasture, Barnstable August 2016 The little center in Barnstable on the western end of Cape Cod is, I think, the newest of the Mass Audubon Centers. It's in a house that has been converted to... well, most of it appears to still be a house, but the living room is now a … [Read More...]


Mass Audubon Passport to Nature

Mass Exodus? Mass Audubon Passport to Nature Warning: This page/challenge is absurd for me to even consider. It’s in Massachusetts. I don’t “do” Massachusetts on this website. Yet, here I am. “Doing” Massachusetts. Sigh. Though, if you sully yourselves and click on the links or tags, please know I … [Read More...]