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The 1962 Appalachian Trail Hike

It was early June, a typical Sunday afternoon; and the small community simmered in the summer heat. A huge station wagon, which bore foreign license plates, invaded the peaceful valley. It was decorated profusely with enormous pictures of citrus fruits. The station wagon slowly approached the community picnic grounds, where a small group of local… read more »

Weather stick shows improving conditions

Check out how the icicle is bent because the Vermont Weather Stick mounted on the back of the house is rising, showing that the weather is improving.┬áMeteorological┬áSpring begins on Thursday, March 1. I didn’t really notice the Davis Weather station in the reflection until I had shot several frames. That machine says it is still… read more »

The Kore Stool

Many of you know that I race big sailboats. I also race small┬áradio controlled sailboats called RC Lasers. On a regular basis, people who see the RC Laser comment on how well thought out the design of the boat is and how something seemingly complicated could be simplified enough and still be very competitive on… read more »

Native Watercraft Ultimate 14.5 Solo Fly Fishing Kayak

From Carp on the Fly The Ultimate 14.5 Solo (in Camo of course) from Native Watercraft is a kayak designed for the fly fisherman. You can stand up in it. Seriously! Only the best! This photo is of my Ultimate 12. Native Watercraft puts out one amazing line of boats for fishing. I have the… read more »

Radio Controlled Laser Sailboat

The RC Laser sailboat is often called a “Boat in a Bag.” No construction necessary and it’s ready to sail in under 5 minutes! Only the best!