Well hello everyone! I guess I took a little 4 month hiatus on this blog; totally unintended, but life happens. Not a lot of big changes have happened since my last post. Here's just a few highlights: Section Hiking the AT in Massachusetts & Vermont For our second vacation of 2018 (we went on a … Continue reading Welcome, 2019!
At 6,288 feet, Mt. Washington is the tallest peak in New England and the second tallest on the Appalachian Trail (about 350 feet shorter than Clingmans Dome in Tennessee). And I think it goes without saying that this was the tallest peak that I’ve summited. And the most rewarding. We started our day very early … Continue reading Hiking Mount Washington
With just over two months to go until our section hike of the southern Vermont portion of the Appalachian Trail/Long Trail, David wanted us to get in a little bit more of a strenuous hike. What I wasn’t prepared for was 12 miles of up and down and over 8 hours hiking. Needless to say, … Continue reading Hiking Killington Mountain
I think 2018 is shaping up to be the year of hiking! We’ve been up Mount Wachusett, Mount Greylock, and now we can add Mount Watatic to that list. David suggested we go up to Vermont, but considering the hot weather was on its way, I wanted to keep it close to home and not … Continue reading Hiking Mt. Watatic
Ever since visiting Fenway Park back in June, I was very much looking forward to getting to a game during the regular season. Luckily, my parents had two extra tickets for this past Sunday and my friend Alyssa and I tagged along. It also gave me a chance to work on my photography skills since … Continue reading Fun(Way) at Fenway
There are some weekends where I find myself looking through our pantry to see if there’s anything that I can use for baking. I found a can of whole cranberry sauce left over from Thanksgiving and decided to give that a whirl. After a (pretty short) search on the internet, I found this recipe, from … Continue reading Cranberry Oat Bars
Happy Friday everyone! I hope you all had a great week and looking forward to the weekend ahead. I found this over on Heather's blog and thought it would be fun to fill out for today. 🙂 Feel free to answer some of the questions in the comments! Do you have any nicknames? Laina, Al … Continue reading Twenty Questions
Another gorgeous day was had in Massachusetts this past Saturday. Luckily David and I both had the same thought: we have to go hiking! A little backstory: In 2005, David began the trek along the Appalachian Trail (an almost 2,100 mile hike from Georgia to Maine), but when he got to Virginia (about 700 miles … Continue reading Hiking Mt. Greylock