Today, I sent the following email to my colleagues Abigail Curtis and Kimberly Merrifield, as well as my husband, Derek Runnells, regarding our upcoming participation in the US National Toboggan Championships scheduled for Friday-Sunday, Feb. 9-11, at the Camden Snow Bowl. The four of us have registered… Read More
Because this is an opinion piece, and because I’m not even making an attempt to be nice, or politically correct, or unbiased, or even friendly, I’ll say this just once, in a way that might (finally) make a difference. The arrow shows where a snowmobile… Read More

Outdoors Blogs

The illustrations in kid’s books these day are amazing. And the illustration on the cover of Jean Flahive’s book, The Old Mainer and the Sea, published by Islandport Press, grabbed my attention immediately. It shows an old guy in a small boat, hauling in a big fish. Read More
    When close to 80 Maine camp directors gathered Tuesday in Portland to discuss diversity and inclusion, they were challenged to consider the impact of differences and division, and to seek to “create balance in an unbalanced world.” The workshop was sponsored by Maine Summer Camps, a… Read More
    Explore the forest during the full moon during this guided hike through Hirundo.  Meet at Gate 1 and bring snowshoes or rubber boots and dress warm. Buy tickets here. Read More