Category: Biking

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”

Vermont Summer Series 8.10.20 Averill Road Trip

“Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person.”  I’ve always been fascinated with how an author begins a novel.  Just how do they decide what the first line(s) will be?  Does the first sentence appear… Continue Reading “Vermont Summer Series 8.10.20 Averill Road Trip”

Photo of the Day 4.14.20

Today we completed our longest bike ride here on the ranch – taking a route that created an 18-mile loop through the conservation area.  The photo above pretty much sums up our routine when we ride – stop half-way and have lunch!  Lunch always… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.14.20”

Photo of the Day 4.12.20

  How special that I found some Desert Mariposa Lilies blooming on Easter day in the grassland!!  Jim and I decided to take an afternoon bike ride on a new dirt road we discovered here in the NCA.  We detoured onto an unmarked road,… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.12.20”

Photo of the Day 4.3.20

Back to a ranch land photograph today!  This morning, we retraced our bike ride from several days ago -getting an earlier start since the winds were supposed to kick up during the afternoon hours.  We had a very good reason for riding the same… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 4.3.20”

Photo of the Day 3.29.20

We took  an extended bike ride yesterday along yet another unexplored dirt road in search of the Cienega Creek.  We have noticed the sprawling line of green-topped cottonwoods from a distance.  As we were riding along, it would seem as though the road was… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 3.29.20”

Photo of the Day 3.25.20

On our bike ride today, we came upon an area with taller grass than what we have seen near our campsite.  An interpretive sign indicated we were in the Sacaton Flats.  The giant sacaton grass (Sporobolus wrightii) is an important native species in the… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day 3.25.20”

In search of Dripping Springs….

    I‘m back to sharing the adventures we launched from our dispersed camping site at La Posa South BLM in Quartzsite, AZ!  On February 12, we decided to go on a road trip to visit the Dripping Springs site located high up in… Continue Reading “In search of Dripping Springs….”