Archive for the ‘USA MAINLAND’ Category

Maple Syruping in Maine

Maple Syruping in Maine
Story by guest blogger Julia Munroe Martin. Photos Copyright © Julia Munroe Martin. EVER SINCE we moved to Maine, we’ve been meaning to attend “Maine Maple Sunday.” That’s the day, always the fourth Sunday in March, when maple syrup producers all over the state open their doors to the public,...
April 7th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, USA MAINLAND | Read More

New River Gorge, West Virginia

New River Gorge, West Virginia
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. ON OUR WAY from Youngstown, Ohio to Asheville, North Carolina, we took a scenic route through Pennsylvania and West Virginia to glory in the early autumn leaves. We had one day to get to NC, so no time for side trips. But the New River Gorge...
October 8th, 2010 | Conservation, ROAD TRIPS, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation
By Milli Thornton with George & Lisa White Photos Courtesy George & Lisa White MOST OF US typically don’t associate surgery with vacations. As for donating a kidney? Yikes! Who wants to go first? And yet, in this incredible story, there were definitely some classic post card moments. George...
August 1st, 2010 | Beaches, HEALTH, Philanthropy, USA MAINLAND, VIDEOS | Read More

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee
By guest blogger K.M. Weiland. Photos courtesy Amy Weiland. FOR THE RECORD, I hate blueberries. Here at home in western Nebraska, I avoid them like lizard avoids the cold spot on a rock. So when I am given the opportunity to go blueberry picking in eastern Tennessee, I expect to enjoy the picking but...
July 31st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Barefoot Beach & Sanibel Scribbles

Barefoot Beach & Sanibel Scribbles
First published on the Fear of Writing blog, Dec 17, 2008 HERE’S A WINTER pic my boyfriend took of me as we gathered seashells on Barefoot Beach right before sunset. Hard to believe that was only last week! Yesterday it snowed here in Youngstown, Ohio. My light suntan and the array of tropical-themed...
June 14th, 2009 | Beaches, USA MAINLAND | Read More