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Outdoors!

Get outdoors! Most of our time is spent outdoors. There’s always something to do.

  • hike
  • bike
  • paddle – canoe and kayak
  • fish
  • hunt
  • wild harvest / forage
  • camping
  • geocaching
  • letter boxing
  • garden
  • wildlife observation
  • bird watching

What do you do outdoors?

When Homesteaders Vacation

When Homesteaders Vacation

When Homesteaders Vacation Where do homesteaders vacation? We’re surrounded by lakes, ponds and streams that provide plenty of fishing and paddling. We live in Maine, Vacationland. Going somewhere means losing our peace and quiet and privacy because few places are as secluded as our house. We talked about going to fish one of the Great Lakes in New York but didn’t want to spend that kind of money with me being 99% unemployed. We chose Fish River Lodge in Eagle…

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Riding Backwoods Gravel Roads

Riding Backwoods Gravel Roads

Riding Backwoods Gravel Roads The weather didn’t cooperate with our plans to fish all weekend. It rained all three days of the long weekend but started to clear early Monday afternoon. “Take a ride and look for turkeys,” Steve asked? Ehh…I wasn’t really interested since the turkeys are hard to come by. Driving around looking for something we’d probably not see wasn’t appealing but I did like, and always do like the idea of going for a ride. Shotgun in…

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Out n About in Mid May

Out n About in Mid May

Out n About – Five on Friday This hasn’t been the greatest week ever but it hasn’t been terrible either. I had oral surgery on Tuesday, something I’ve put off too long, am glad is over, and wish I hadn’t done. I’m glad I did but gees this is a pain literally and figuratively. I’ve been indoors most of the week but did manage to get out n about a little. I did a lot of cooking this week. Fiddleheads…

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Spring Scenery – It’s getting greener a little at a time

Spring Scenery – It’s getting greener a little at a time

Spring Scenery I’m joining in on Five On Friday with a week of spring scenery. I’m chosen five highlights or activities of my week. If you’d like to join in you can find the information at the Five on Friday link. We’ve had beautiful weather, okay weather, and cold, wet, damp, uncomfortable weather this week. I started my week at a writing retreat in Grand Lake Stream. Sunrises were stunning. It was cold enough on morning to wake to frozen…

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Tips for Hiking with Kids

Tips for Hiking with Kids

Tips for Hiking with Kids Tara is guest blogging today with Tips for Hiking with Kids. Getting kids outdoors is near and dear to my heart. It’s important to put down the gadgets and get outdoors. Tara’s tips for hiking with kids are fantastic! And so is Tara’s blog so please to be sure to check it out. There’s a link in her bio. In today’s plugged-in world, raising outdoor kids takes some extra effort, but I promise you —…

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