April 30, 2017

Scribner’s Mill Back to the Past Celebration

Mill

This annual event is the major fundraiser for the Scribner’s Mill Preservation group.  They pull out all the stops and it is a great historical event.  The Back to the Past celebration is always the first weekend in August.  The efforts of dozens of volunteers and exhibitors help make this a great experience for the [...]

Lakeshore Park – Ashtabula, Ohio

Lakeshore-Park

I grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio, next to a town park right on Lake Erie.  On a recent visit home, my sister and I took several walks through this park, as one of its entrances is only a couple hundred feet from our mother’s front door. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); With the help of [...]

Cruise the Kanc

Kancamagus-Highway

The Kancamagus Highway is a 26.5 mile scenic drive that runs through the White Mountain National Forest from Conway to Lincoln, New Hampshire.  This drive is beautiful year-round, and is a particular draw during foliage season.  In the summer, there are places to swim in the Swift River with natural water slides and pools.  There [...]

Boston Travels: Enjoying Quincy Market

Quincy-Market

There is enough budget wise stuff to do in and around here to fill a day.  Boutique window shopping, street performers, amazing food (or pack a lunch), and room for kids to leap and hop are just some of the attractions.  Planning a trip to include Quincy Market (Faneuil Hall Marketplace)?  Make it on a [...]

Concord Coach Lines – Affordable and comfortable

Concord-Trailways

When it comes to traveling to Boston from Maine or New Hampshire, one option stands head and shoulders above the others, in my humble opinion.  That option is the highway coaches run by Concord Coach Lines. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Concord’s routes all end at either South Station or Logan Airport.  The price is [...]

Unexpected Travel Uses for S Hooks

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As much as I love using caribiners, sometimes they just don’t cut it. Either there’s no hook inside the bathroom door or shower stall, or the pole that you could otherwise clip it to in order keep your bag off the ground is too wide to accommodate your caribiner at [...]