Adventure Travel Archive

Subscribe to the RSS Feed for my Portfolio

biking to the beach

Posted on 10 July 2022 (0)

How Does She Spell Relief? ‘B-i-c-y-c-l-e’ by Barbara Beckwith (Cambridge Chronicle, Sept 16, 1982) I love living in Cambridge, but I can also feel trapped by it. On hot days, I feel hemmed in by concrete, car exhaust and construction detours. Escape seems necessary. Getting away by car or bus can be a hassle, but […]

Continue Reading...

Camping at 28 below zero

Posted on 27 September 2009 (2)

Winter in New England used to drive me indoors every year. I would shrink from the cold, huddling under layers of wool, dashing from heated house to heated car to heated workplace, dreading the daily weather forecast. Winter seemed to chill my soul. Finally, I got fed up.

Continue Reading...

Quicksand

Posted on 27 September 2009 (0)

My husband lays shirt, shorts and boots on the sandstone. Pink and nude as the rock around us, he strides toward the water that blocks our way up this narrow canyon in southern Utah.

Continue Reading...

Flash Flood

Posted on 27 September 2009 (0)

“Watch the sky,” says the man in the battered jeep, chin jerking skyward. “That canyon’s no place to be in a rain.” He switches into 4-wheel drive and guns his jeep along the sand-and-slickrock track toward the nearest paved road 10 miles away.

Continue Reading...