Birding Maine – A Winter Wren Atop Height of Land

One of my absolute favorite places in Maine is “Height of Land” in Roxbury. Every summer I drive by this spectacular view on my way to the Rangeley Lakes Region, and though I’ve taken in the layered-mountain landscape hundreds of times it never fails to take my breath away. Read the rest on the Bangor…

One World, Two Feet – Discovering Moores Creek Battlefild

First posted by the Duke Nicholas School. In the midst of patchwork agricultural fields, grown tall with corn, my husband and I discovered Moores Creek National Battlefield. I use the word ‘discover’ loosely, as the battlefield is clearly marked on the rural North Carolina road. But we were in the middle of a long driving…

Florida State Parks – Ochlockonee River State Park

The squirrel was white. I mean, bright white, scarfing down a snack as it sat on an oak tree limb in Ochlockonee River State Park’s campground. With its beady, dark eyes I knew it wasn’t an albino creature, which begged the question: what was it? Read the rest on Firsthand Florida Fun!