You know those days when, as a parent… Correction: You know those days when, as a stay at home, homeschooling parent…. New correction: You know those days when, as a mom, who stays at home and homeschools her kids…gets to the much needed, can’t come too soon, end of the school year and then realizes… Read More Camping. Also, Daisy Hates Camping.
On a Friday afternoon in late May we packed up the car for a quick camping overnight wilderness camping excursion in the Weiser State Forest, Greenland Tract south of Williamstown, PA. Weiser State Forest includes a dozen or more ‘tracts’ of wilderness in east/central PA east of the Susquehanna River. The Greenland Tract contains nearly… Read More Camping Review, Weiser State Forest Greenland Tract
We’ve put together the beginnings of a Local Field Trip or Family Day Out List. This is in no way conclusive! Keep checking back for updates and ideas! Pioneer Tunnel Ashland, PA Centralia, PA Lake Tobias Wildlife Park Fisherville, PA (Halifax area) (read about our trip here) Clyde Peelings Reptile Land Allenwood, PA Pennsylvania State Capital, Harrisburg,… Read More Local Field Trip Ideas
There are few things more satisfying to us than a hike on a cool fall day,with leaves crunching underneath our feet, chipmunks scurrying away from us, and the difficult choice to take layers off or leave layers on. Honoring the earth’s seasons and choosing to partake of it, in our opinion, is honoring the God… Read More 30 Days of Fall! Day 4-Glen Onoko Falls, Jim Thorpe,PA
Some of the best hikes we take are close to home. Simple walks in the woods for an hour or two, sometimes five or six, but always close to home. This short, one hour hike was tucked in behind the DCNR office in Aristes, PA. It is an easy, well defined, walking path, which opened… Read More Hiking-Aristes, PA