Lessons Learned by Not Leaving the Country.

Fresh & Fancy Farms

It’s official, summer is over and the first day of autumn has arrived, at least in the Northern hemisphere. The kids are back in school, the leaves are just beginning to change, and pumpkin spice is in everything from cornbread … Continue reading 

Hiking the High Points.

Mt. Mansfield

Over a year and a half ago, I set out to climb New York state’s highest peak, Mt. Marcy. At the time, I didn’t realize what I was getting myself into, but I had fallen in love with hiking. The … Continue reading 

Climbing to Connecticut’s Highest Point.

Climbing to Connecticut's Highest Point.

Ever since I was first introduced to the world of hiking a few years back, it has become an obsession of time. I find myself craving more time outdoors, taking time to enjoy nature and climb mountains whenever possible. Most … Continue reading 

Climbing New Jersey’s Highest Peak.

At the top of High Point!

Over a year and a half ago, I climbed Mount Marcy, the highest peak in New York state. It was no easy feat, especially in the snow, but it was an accomplishment that inspired me to attempt hiking the highest … Continue reading 

An African Elephant Photo Essay.

Elephant family

For as long as I can remember, elephants have been my favorite animal, which is why in celebration of World Elephant Day, I have decided to showcase a few of my favorite photos of the African elephant from my time … Continue reading 

15 Inspiring Quotes About Nature.

Inspiring Quotes About Nature

The more I’ve traveled, the more appreciative I’ve become of the magic of nature and the great outdoors. I have climbed mountains and sand dunes, camped in the wilderness, and immersed myself in the world while traveling, and now I … Continue reading