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Snowshoeing at Echo Lake State Park in Conway, NH

Ringing in 2016 in North Conway, New Hampshire

After a whirlwind Christmas, we decided on the spur of the moment to head to North Conway, New Hampshire for New Years. We spent the morning of December 31st packing up our snowshoeing gear and some overnight essentials, then piled into the car for what turned out to be a 3-hour drive. (There’s nothing like […]

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Our family Christmas photo!

Goodbye 2015, Hello 2016!

Another year in the books… yet my blogging was lackluster this year, especially during the last few months. We had a lot more experiences than I posted online, so I have included them in our 2015 wrap up! We spent most of January and February snowshoeing because mother nature dumped an unprecedented nine feet of snow on […]

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Hiking Mt. Monadnock in Jaffrey, NH

Hiking Mt. Monadnock in Jaffrey, NH

What better way to summit one of the most-hiked mountains in the world than by bringing 22 teenagers with you? With my wife and kids in South Carolina last week for their April vacation, I decided to take my other “kids,” from the outdoor club Kendra and I lead, hiking up Mt. Monadnock with the […]

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Hiking West Rattlesnake Mountain in Holderness, NH

Hiking West Rattlesnake Mountain in Holderness, NH

When I resigned from my inner-city high school teaching job in June, I also left behind my position as advisor to the Outdoor Adventures Club. It was not easy for me, but I was elated when Kendra told me she was eager to take the reins and applied for the job. She was officially hired last week – so naturally […]

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Camping at Dolly Copp Campground in Gorham, NH

Camping With Infants: It Takes a Village

Okay, not really, but it certainly helps to camp with amazing friends who like your kids. And by like, I mean are willing to change a poop-loaded diaper in the middle of the night on a sleeping bag, whilst getting poop on their hands. Or to gently rock one of your kids in a hammock until […]

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Snowshoeing the Boulder Loop Trail in Albany, NH

Ringing in 2014: Outdoor Fun in New Hampshire

When it comes to New Year’s Eve, Kendra and I prefer quiet celebration, so when our friends Meg and Marcy invited us to spend the holiday in a cottage in the woods of New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest, we jumped at the opportunity. Meg booked us two cabins at Sunnybrook Cottages, a small, family […]

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Pawtuckaway State Park, New Hampshire

Hiking: Getting Lost in Pawtuckaway State Park, NH

As more and more faculty members (and their kids) join the Outdoor Adventures Club on our excursions, I have been trying to find hikes that balance ease with high reward. With an age range of kids 3 months to 18 years old, this is not an easy task. I want the high school members of […]

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Ava, Cole, Addie and Ty celebrate making it to the top of West Rattlesnake Mountain in Holderness, NH

Hiking West Rattlesnake Mountain via Old Bridle Path, Holderness, NH

This is my third year running the Outdoor Adventures Club at the high school where I teach. (I actually started the club three years ago as a way to fill the void left by no longer coaching the rowing team.) Though it is one of the more popular clubs at school, I have found it difficult […]

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Addie enjoying her ride on the Nashua River Rail Trail

Bicycling the Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA – Nashua, NH

Kendra’s parents, Boris and Jane, are in town to help us with the twins. Usually when they visit from South Carolina, we go camping, or hiking, or some other adventure, but this visit we’ve needed all hands on deck because Kate is still in the NICU, Evan has multiple doctors appointments for his heart condition, Addie started preschool, […]

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Mt. Kearsage, Warner, NH

Hiking Mt. Kearsarge, Warner, NH

It was blazing hot this past week. Every time I stepped outside, I lost at least 10 pounds in water weight. Moving even an inch caused a tidal wave of sweat to run off of my body. Not pleasant. This week the temperature dropped into the 60’s, so our friend Meg and I decided to […]

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