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Happy 2015 Adventure Year To You

January 01, 2015 - I spent the holiday quietly resting and recovering from a wicked cold so stepped away from writing a bit. I am back and...
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Life is Like A Camera

December 05, 2014 - I am not sure where or from whom the quote below originates, but it was shared with me earlier today during a time of tr...
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Snowy Pathways

December 03, 2014 - Early snowfall closed Acadia National Park's Park Loop Road before the Dec. 1 closure. After a wonderful Thanksgiving wi...
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Campsite Sunset

November 17, 2014 - Camping out the night before a hiking adventure in Baxter State Park we stayed at the waters edge with views of the moun...
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Image Within an Image

November 10, 2014 - Hiking back along the trail from Borestone Mountain I paused to stop and enjoy the afternoon reflections along Sunrise P...
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Immense Energy

September 10, 2014 - In anticipation for hiking Mount Katahdin, the highest mountain in Maine, I got my legs warmed up with a mini adventure...
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Only the Essential

August 12, 2014 - "No Matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." - Robin Williams I went to the top of Grouse M...
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Choosing Experiences: Borestone Mountain Take Two

July 01, 2014 - My first trip to Borestone Mountain Audubon Sanctuary was in early May. I was surprised as the mountain greeted me with...
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Cairn's View

June 17, 2014 - I have hiked in Camden Hills State Park many times often from the Mount Battie/ Mount Megunticook entrance. This time I...
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Beauty in the Trail

May 20, 2014 - Each section of the trail shares a story and by following along the path ahead a unique beauty is unfolding. Often, the...
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Sun Lit Farmland

May 19, 2014 - Bradbury Mountain State Park, one of Maine's five original state parks, is easy to access all year round and is a great...
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Cloud Obsession

May 03, 2014 - It was an immaculate day admiring the beautiful stratocumulus clouds stretched across the landscape from Valley Peak in...
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Guided by Intuition

March 25, 2014 - Intuition is such a powerful tool. You know that instinct or gut feeling that says this seems like a good idea (or maybe...
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Looking over the edge of the desolate mountain

February 17, 2014 - It's mountain Monday and I thought I would share two views I captured looking down from an ocean vista point while hikin...
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Lead me to the Mountains

January 29, 2014 - Maine's route 26 leads to Grafton Notch State Park and the beautiful Mahoosuc Range. Known by many Appalachian Trail thr...
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An Attempted Ascent & the Five Strikes Rule

January 28, 2014 - Table Rock located in Grafton Notch State Park is a 1.4 mile trail (accessible by snowshoes in the winter) that leads to...
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Old Speck Alpenglow

January 27, 2014 - It's Mountain Monday. It only seems right to kick off the week with my recent view from the trailhead parking lot as Old...
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Jordan Pond & Jack Frost

January 06, 2014 - After a sub zero sunrise to mark the first of the year, it was welcoming to feel the warmth of the sun hit my face bring...
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Making Fresh Tracks

January 04, 2014 - "The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." -Socrates A n...
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Nation's First Sunrise From Cadillac Mountain

January 01, 2014 - There was no way I was going to let the extremely cold sub zero temperatures in Maine convince me that this was not a go...
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Painting the Fall Forest Landscape

November 06, 2013 - "Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods...
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Mount Phillip take two: Once the sun was down

October 16, 2013 - In my last post, I shared a sunset vista of Mount Philip. From a similar vantage point, this image was created after the...
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Mount Phillip Fall Vista

October 14, 2013 - It was a race to the top of Mount Phillip (Kennebec Highlands, Maine) as the daylight was quickly fading on Friday eveni...
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Sargent Mountain, Acadia National Park & a Friendly Hello

August 05, 2013 - "The mountains are calling and I must go." ~ John Muir Just as the quote by Muir so simply states, the mountains of Aca...
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Peeking Mountain Top

January 21, 2013 - One of my favorite things about hiking in the mountains is the way the weather can change quickly and drastically as was...
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Wishing You A Very Merry Holiday

December 24, 2012 - Wishing you a wonderful holiday celebration! Jlynn & Michael Ruff, Ruff! Sophie & James Me-ow! Callie & Bailey
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Banff Part VII: Lake Louise and Series Farewell

December 20, 2012 - This is the final post in the seven part series on Banff National Park. I want to thank those of you who have followed...
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Banff Part VI: Scouting Yoho National Park

December 18, 2012 - After hiking for several days in Banff National Park, we made an impromptu decision to take a day and visit nearby Yoho...
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Banff Part V: Parker Ridge and Rampart Creek Hostel

December 10, 2012 - In early November I talked a little bit about hiking Parker Ridge on my post about the importance of having a second set...
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Banff Part IV: Johnston's Canyon Waterfalls and The Ink Pots

November 29, 2012 - Johnston's Canyon is a well known attraction in Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada). On this particular September morn...
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Banff Part III: Early Fall Snow Along Wilcox Pass

November 27, 2012 - Wilcox Pass is an 8 km trail (round trip) located at the Columbia Icefields (along the Icefields Parkway between Banff a...
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Banff Part II: Second Set of Eyes

November 05, 2012 - After our week long adventure in Banff, my partner in life really added to his resume Outdoor Photography Assistant Extr...
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Wheels on Mt. Washington

October 22, 2012 - Cars are not typically what I photograph, but on a Sunday afternoon atop Mt. Washington (White Mountains State Park, New...
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