Category Archives: Adventure Photos

Canoeing with alligators on the Wekiva River in Florida

At the boat launch was a warning sign about local alligators. And when we rented a canoe, we signed a waiver that cautioned us about their presence in the water. Yet as we pushed away from the sandy shore of Wekiva River in central Florida and followed its lazy current into the forest, I still […]

Where in the woods am I? Scopan Mountain

The answer is… Scopan Mountain near Presque Isle in northern Maine. The winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Emily Kimball! Enjoy the $50 L.L.Bean gift card, Emily! And thanks to everyone for playing. If you’re interested in joining me, my husband and our dog Oreo on this beautiful hike, stay tuned for the “1-minute hike” […]

Where in the woods am I? Mount Chase

The answer is…Mount Chase near the town of Patten in northern Maine. The winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Saige Purser of Lisbon Falls! Enjoy the $50 L.L.Bean gift card, Saige (cool name)! And thanks to everyone for playing. Come on back next Monday to play again! And if you’re interested in joining me […]

Where in the woods am I? Sentinel Mountain

The answer is… Sentinel Mountain in Baxter State Park. The winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Greg Westrich of Glenburn! Enjoy the $50 L.L.Bean gift card, Greg! And thanks to everyone for playing. Come on back next Monday to play again! And if you’re interested in joining me on this 6-mile (or so) hike, stay tuned […]

Where in the woods am I? Esker Trail

The answer is… Esker Trail (which I took upon myself to name) in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. Since the trail has no official name yet, I accepted anyone I drew that answered “Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.” The winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Rebecca McFalls of Bradley! Enjoy […]