Category: Biking

October Photo of the Day 10.9.21

Riding the Witch Hole Pond carriage road loop in search of some inspiring photographs, I was disappointed in my efforts. I simply was not finding anything that really caught my eye and the quality of my photographs reflected my utter failure to get that… Continue Reading “October Photo of the Day 10.9.21”

Carriage Road Tour

On Wednesday, the weather forecast was ideal for a long bike ride. I planned a route that would take me several hours to complete and capture a circuitous journey through the heart of the park. It was an ambitious 14-plus mile tour. The 45-mile… Continue Reading “Carriage Road Tour”

Photo a Day 7.22.21

Today, Jim and I biked two different loops on the carriage road system here in Acadia National Park. Our first ride was around the Amphitheater Loop starting at the Brown Mountain Gate parking area. It’s about a 5 mile loop starting and ending at… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.22.21”

Photo a Day 7.8.21

After completing some much needed errands this morning (hardware store, grocery store, post office), I loaded up my bike and headed to the small parking area on Duck Brook Road to access the carriage roads around Witch Hole Pond. Rain was in the forecast… Continue Reading “Photo a Day 7.8.21”

Schoodic Bog Along the Down East Sunrise Trail

On one of my day’s off last week, with Jim visiting from Vermont, we decided to take our bikes to the mainland and explore part of the Down East Sunrise Trail. The Down East Sunrise Trail is an 87-mile rail trail that is part… Continue Reading “Schoodic Bog Along the Down East Sunrise Trail”

Aunt Betty’s Pond

The second day of my time off work last week, I decided to ride my bike on some of the carriage roads in Acadia National Park. One of my favorite areas is the loop that surrounds Witch Hole Pond. Since that circular loop is… Continue Reading “Aunt Betty’s Pond”

Bay View

In September, my mother and several of her retirement community friends rented a house in Stone Harbor on 121st. That’s just one block from the end of the developed part of Seven Mile Island. I was invited to join them this year and was… Continue Reading “Bay View”

Rail Trail Fun

With the mild temperatures continuing for another day, we decided to head out and get one more bike ride in before winter really grabs hold. Today, we chose the section of the Northern Rail Trail between Lebanon and Canaan. It was so refreshing to… Continue Reading “Rail Trail Fun”

Vermont Fall Series: 9.30.20 Lake Champlain Get-Away

It’s been a busy September with multiple short interstate trips to New Hampshire, New Jersey and within my home state of Vermont. Between these excursions and completing projects at home before winter sets in, I’ve not found the time or energy to write and… Continue Reading “Vermont Fall Series: 9.30.20 Lake Champlain Get-Away”

Vermont Summer Series 8.29.20 Burlington Waterfront

Weary of working on projects at home, Jim and I decided a road trip was in order!  The adventure was twofold.  We needed to replace the battery in the car in preparation for my September sojourn to Stone Harbor, NJ.  And, we wanted a… Continue Reading “Vermont Summer Series 8.29.20 Burlington Waterfront”