Ponyhenge – the rocking horse graveyard

Dubbed Ponyhenge, and also called the rocking horse graveyard is a fun little piece of New England weirdness in Lincoln, MA. On a tiny country road, driving past houses behind fieldstone fences and open fields and farmland you can do a double take. “Was that what I think it was? A circle of old rocking…

Adventouring at a real New England Curiosity РAmerica’s Stonehenge

(Originally written 10/19) This time of year Salem Massachusetts is in the regional news every day. I’m sure it even gets mentioned nationally as it gets closer to Halloween. Funny how this place became ground zero for Halloween. Salem celebrates the history of a horrible, tragic mistake perpetrated against 19 innocent citizens by a population…

Adventouring in my own backyard – First Snow

At the end of the summer I went on a backpacking trip and blew out my knee. I’ve already had one replaced and now I’m trying to stave off the inevitable round 2. I’m looking forward to the new knee but I dread the recovery period. It was almost 2 years before I felt like…

Adventouring on Tuxbury Pond

The other day I felt like going for a paddle. At the same time I was feeling flattened by oppressive humidity. Instead of hitching my kayak trailer up to my car I chose to throw my little red Perception Swifty into the suv. At 9.5′ it’s small enough to fit with the rear gate fully…