On the SNETT in Douglas, MA with group walk sponsored by the Douglas Library and Sr. Center
I make it a practice to always head out on the trail in the company of others. Most often with just one other person, which makes for nice conversation as we explore a trail, and occasionally with groups as well. I’ve had a series of injuries this spring and summer and I’d gotten out of the habit of planning these outings, but the cooler weather is coming and people are checking in to see if I’m up to walking. Thankfully, my latest shoulder injury causes me no pain while walking. In fact, my walking sticks seem to be great therapy as my shoulder heals.
On Delcarte’s floating bridge with Pam
I headed out to Delcarte Conservation area in Franklin last week with Pam, Continue reading
We’re into the midst of foliage season here in southern New England. Although the day was overcast yesterday, it wasn’t raining, and I decided to follow the advice I’ve been giving folks who are interested in finding fantastic foliage near where we live: seek out your local rivers, streams and ponds first. Continue reading
Marjorie Turner Hollman (courtesy of The Bellingham Bulletin)
We hear a lot about how important it is that we exercise more, but many of us don’t have the money to pay for gym memberships. And gym memberships don’t do much good if you never use them. Perhaps you’d be tempted by new places to walk your dogs, trails that offer different experiences in different seasons, or places that are safe for children and have walking paths good for people of all ages. Sound tempting?
There are many trails either in Bellingham or within twenty minutes away that are great places to return to again and again. River Bend Farm in Uxbridge has free parking; restrooms are available in the Visitors Center daily, from 10 am to 4 pm. Fishing is permitted, there’s easy canoe and kayak access into the canal beside the Visitors Center, and the tow path along the canal is flat. Continue reading