Sunday, February 08, 2015

It's a Wonderful Lie

Hamlet of Blackwell, PA with Gillespie Point in the Background

In seed-time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.
- William Blake

Of course, any post on the joys of winter time recreation would be incomplete without our annual public service announcement: Baby it's Cold Outside

Fast Trax Up in the Pine Creek Canyon

Blow, blow thou winter wind
Thou are not so unkind, as man's ingratitude...
-William Shakespeare

Frozen Canyon Waterfall on Stone Quarry Run

It is in the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it.
-John Burroughs

I Wish I Had a River, I Could Skate Away On...

It don't snow here
It stays pretty green
I'm gonna make a lot of money
And I'm gonna quit this crazy scene
-Joni

Canyon Walls - Tioga State Forest

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.
-John Steinbeck

California Dreamin' on Such a Winter's Day

Nothing burns like the cold.
-George R. Martin

It's a Wonderful Life

Out there earning my hot chocolate.
-Wade Rivers


George B. Will Ski Trail

Winter is in my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.
-Victor Hugo

The Black Forest

But I have the warmth of the sun, within me at night.
-Brian Wilson

Entering the Schwarzwald


The Cammal and Black Forest Narrow Gauge

Cross Country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
-Steven Wright







Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Greater Yellowstone

 Rorschach Test



Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Endless River

Lower Delaware River - Around Lumberville, PA
Lost in my own backyard.
A short bike trip around the lower Delaware River Valley.

Lumberville Islands

Lumberville Wing Dam

Bulls Island

Bulls Island Walk Bridge

Wickecheoke Creek

Prallsville Mill - Stockton, NJ

Secret Society?



Ground Down by the Stone...

Bridge Street - Stockton, NJ

Hendricks Island - Stockton, NJ

Centre Bridge, Pa

Paxson's Landing

David R. Johnson Natural Area

Delaware Canal State Park

Pedal Your Blues Away

Cuttaloosa

Carversville Inn - Carversville, PA

And last but certainly not least, mad props to my good friends Greg Glitzer for rekindling the fire within, and Max Hansen's Carversville Grocery in the tiny hamlet of Carversville, PA for stoking it with mouth watering delicious, high calorie fuel while I explore my newly acquired  poor man's mode of travel through the lower Delaware River Valley.