We took a little camping trip to the White Mountain National Forest. WONDERFUL trip... but the warnings about bears were everywhere! Just a little bit scary!
I brought along Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods. What a great read. I laughed til I was crying, but I also lamented, along with Bryson, the fragility of our wilderness and the ways that American life have removed us so much from, well, nature.
And now I notice Appalachian Trail stuff everywhere - Bill Green's "Green Outdoors" story tonight is about the AT, and this past weekend the AT celebrated its 75th birthday! So timely! READ MORE