Yoga is a gentle exercise perfect for speeding up healing of back issues. Photo Laura Rose
Just as the snowshoe season was getting underway, an old back problem flared up. A trip to the chiropractor reassured me I should continue … Continue reading
It was a typical fall morning in 2011 when, on the last steep hill of my daily hike, I felt like I couldn’t possibly take another step without passing out. The sudden and intense onset of extreme exhaustion made me … Continue reading
Our toddler grandson, Jack, loves to spend time in the woods behind our house here on the east coast of Canada. He also loves to get out in the snow. Our oft time, six month winter meant we were going … Continue reading
Knowing what to eat in a survival situation is a great skill to have, but there’s more to eating wild food than the need to stay alive. Foraging is a great way to ramp up your encounter with nature and … Continue reading
Lyme disease is now the fastest growing vector-borne disease in North America. The CDC has upped their estimate of new cases from 30,000 to 300,000 a year in the U.S. In Canada, where denial is still … Continue reading
Danielle Griffin and Cameron Ough taking a break on one of the many cliff side beaches on the Fundy Footpath.
The moral and physical support that comes from wilderness hiking with a buddy is invaluable. For Danielle Griffin and Cameron … Continue reading
Solo Backpacker, Kate Trecartin
Glamping may be the new camping, but the desire for a primitive experience in the wild will never go out of style. And opportunities for wilderness camping on the Canadian east coast are plentiful. The tiny … Continue reading
Spooked a ruffed grouse who graciously left me a great shot of her hurried trail.
There’s a plethora of wildlife activity on my rural New Brunswick property. Little red squirrels chatter warnings to each other of impending danger. Giant Pileated … Continue reading
Snowshoe socials were once a winter pastime in rural New Brunswick. Scarce daylight hours meant getting creative when it came to community activities. And daytime responsibilities limited what could be accomplished. Families made the most of winter by hosting evening … Continue reading