Kayaking Halfmoon Pond

My last blog posting was about my three hour hike on the BU Sargent Center property.  This time Paula and I went out together and instead of hoofing it, we explored the property with paddles. A panoramic of Halfmoon Pond Halfmoon Pond is so close to us we can easily be on the water within fifteen minutes of leaving the …

Hiking Boston University Sargent Camp

OK, it is hard to admit: the wonderful BU Sargent Camp (BUSC) hiking trails (managed by Nature’s Classroom) are just three mile from Little River Bed & Breakfast but it took me more than ten years to explore them.  I remedied that situation last month with a solid three hour easy – moderate hike exploring many of their scenic trails …

Hiking Mt Monadnock – The Marlboro Trail

This past month we invited our friend Andrew on our annual hike up Mt Monadnock and we decided to tackle yet another new trailhead (well…new for us).  After having peaked many times starting at White Dot, Old Toll Road, Dublin Trail and Birchtoft, we knew we needed to check either the Pumpelly or Marlboro trailhead off our list. We were …

Summer Programs at Edward MacDowell Lake

One of our favorite ways to take a quick break is to pack up sandwiches and drinks and bring them up to Edward MacDowell Lake for a picnic.  Even if the weather is not great, we can usually find some space in one of the picnic shelters or even just park our car with a pretty view of the lake. …