fall leaves

Book Excerpt: Fall Leaves – A Childhood Memory

The maple leaves carpeted our yard. My feet sunk in and I found myself up to my ankles in reds,...

childhood adventures

Book Excerpt: Childhood Adventures

We wriggled into our swimsuits and laced up our sneakers. Mom slathered on us the same Coppertone baby sunscreen I...

outdoor life

The Origins of My Outdoor Life

“Doesn’t your husband go winter camping with you?” asked a kindly stranger in Algonquin Park. “Oh no,” I replied. “That’s...

childhood adventures

Favorite Childhood Nature Spots

At the back of Shelter Valley Mobile Home Park in Newfield, New York sits single-wide trailer number 541 on the...