Outdoors
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    Window to the Woods

    Quiet Country Cabin – A Perfect Spring/Summer Get-a-way

    Times are busy. Putting in an offer on our first home, planning a summer marriage, starting a new career, and buying a new Harley seem to take precedence and replace time wearing Plaid in the Backwoods. No fear. You can't keep a good man down, and I would say, in relation, can't keep a country boy from the woods. Read on

    Posted: May 10, 2013
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    Hiking and Waterfalls in Newry, ME

    Times are busy for everyone, but putting on a plaid shirt and spending some quality outdoor time does the soul some good. Read on

    Posted: May 10, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    A Riverside Spring Camping Trip

    Warmth is arriving in New England. It was a perfect weekend to pack the tent, a cooler and head out into the woods. We didn't need a reservation. Read on

    Posted: May 6, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Spring Hiking Destination | Mountainous Views | New Hampshire

    Mt. Major holds amazing views throughout the entire climb if you're looking for a weekend escape. Scenic outlooks are often held for reward at the summit, but this is one mountain hike that doesn't require hours of toil and sweat for only a few fleeting moments of views. Read on

    Posted: April 29, 2013
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    Fly-in Spring Camping Trip

    Back country camping offers the real sense of adventure often lost today. Booking a bush plane is more affordable than you may imagine - that's excluding the intangible benefit of unbridled explorations. Vibrant greens and blues fill the landscape below as we taxi off Acadian Seaplanes in Rangeley, Maine. Read on

    Posted: April 26, 2013
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    Kennebunkport & Freeport's Wolfe's Neck State Park

    A warm spring weekend calls for two things: an open sunroof and a journey down Maine's infamous Route 1. Highlighting jewels of Maine, scenic coastal towns and fishing villages weave along the rugged granite-laden coast. Read on

    Posted: April 22, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Spring Camping

    Heading Southwest, I meet up with a friend from Boston to explore New Hampshire for a weekend. We pick a remote campsite on the Kancamagus Highway and set our tents up by a nearby river. "The Kanc" is designated as a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Read on

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    Posted: April 16, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Popham Beach and Lost Lobster Traps

    Lobstering is to Maine as Sunshine is to California. On a recent journey, I traveled up and down a few hundred miles of coast in search of "Lost Lobster Pots". If a rogue propeller snags the line connecting a pot to a buoy - it'll be set free. Almost like a message in a bottle, each pot washes onto shore telling a story. Read on

    Posted: April 9, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Peaks Island Trip Part I

    "Grab 2 tickets for the 4:00 ferry, I'm running late.", the voice said on the other end of the phone. Having been under the assumption we were going to miss our ride, I jump from my bench and run inside to purchase another ticket. Our destination, agreed upon late last night over Facebook messenger, is Peak's Island Read on

    Posted: April 4, 2013
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    First Spring Hike

    A feeling of ill-preparedness swept over me as I spotted two young ladies at the trail-head. Each was outfitted in insulated pants, gaiters, and winter boots. Would our journey to 3,000 ft. really have knee deep snow in April? Read on

    Posted: April 1, 2013