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Make Your Own Storybook Goes to Foxfire Farm


A beautiful setting to create a story

The overcast day offered cool temps, no wind, and a wonderful setting to host the most recent, “MakeĀ  Your Own Storybook” walk. I have begun to think of these events as more “walk-abouts” than hikes. We never know what may happen, what we might see along the way, and how the children and parents and volunteers will interact with each other. We have no particular goal in mind, and no certain destination. Continue reading

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First Visit to Caratunk, in Seekonk


Setting out at Caratunk on a bright summer’s morning

When people see my walking books, they often ask, have you walked all those trails? My answer has always been, “yes!” But this latest book, Easy Walks and Paddles in the Ten Mile River Watershed, was different. Continue reading

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Escaping the Heat at Beavertail State Park


Rocks I’ve been visiting at Beavertail, on Jamestown, Rhode Island, since the 1970’s. Much has changed here, but the rocks have not

The forecast projected another hot day, so we set out for the shore. Beavertail State Park, on Jamestown Island, Rhode Island, has changed dramatically since I first visited there in the 1970’s. It was not even a state park then, rather, it was simply a place along the shore where you could watch the waves crash onto the shore while hopping along the rocks, next to the lighthouse at the tip of the point. Continue reading


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