Category: Outdoors

Hooked on kayak fishing

by Suzanne M. Wood photographs by Jill Knight I’ve always admired fishing kayaks, with their canoe-style cargo capacity and high seats combined with the lighter-weight and kinder learning curve of a kayak. Their small draft also gives dedicated fishermen access to…

The road less biked

by Mimi Montgomery I’ve never had the best luck with cars. I actually consider mysself a good driver, but I seem to be a walking, breathing manifestation of an automotive Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong will surely come barrelling…

Stalking the Hoary Bittercress

by Mimi Montgomery illustrations by Addie McElwee In the interest of journalistic transparency, I’ll start this article off with a disclaimer: My knowledge of the flora and fauna that populate our local environment is slim. It can be narrowed down to…

Home on the water

by CC Parker Jerry Seinfeld once said, “There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.” Most parents know that a family vacation is most often just a relocation: same bickering, same feeding schedule … different venue. Not…

Whoo cooks for you?

by Suzanne M. Wood illustration by Addie McElwee The first indication that the owl “safari” I was about to embark on would be more of an audio experience than a visual one came when leader Meredith Massengill hoisted a large black boom…

Advertisement