Saturday, October 3, 2015

Friday, October 2, 2015

Sheetz, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

In The Battle of US Convenience Stores, my friend, Aaron, submits Sheetz. They have superb coffee, but Stripes has better prices.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Wind-felled Wild Apples, Pepacton Reservoir, Margaretville, New York

Yellow wild apples on ground near tire by Pepacton Reservoir, near Margaretville, New York
These unmarketable, wind-felled fruits — yellow, spotted, stained-looking, bruised, tiny — are hands down the best apples I've ever eaten.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Allaben Campsites, Shandaken Wild Forest, Allaben, New York

van with awning out after rain, allaben campsites, shandaken wild forest, new york
Rain is no impediment to the true outdoorsman ... nor to the wannabe with a toasty camper and an awning. 

FYI: Found this great campsite via

Monday, September 28, 2015

Fall Begins, Schoharie Creek, Catskill Mountains, Jewett, New York

Bright fall leaves color the mountains and meadows by Schoharie Creek in Jewett, New York, part of Catskill Park
I swam these creeks as a child, climbed these mountains. Smells of petrichor and ripe apples call me home.

Sunday, September 27, 2015