Tagged: national parks


Peddocks Island

This summer they started running a water taxi from Georges Island to Peddocks Island in the Boston Harbor Islands park. We finally got a chance to go out there today. It was very foggy...


Snow Plant

When we were in Yosemite a couple of years ago, we encountered this curious looking plant on the McGurk Meadow trail. At the time, we couldn’t figure out what it was. Today, I found...



When we were planning our trip to Yosemite, I realized that when we drove there from the airport, we’d be going right by borrowlenses.com. I had heard of them through their ads on various...


Clouds Rest

From almost any place in or around Yosemite valley, you can look up and see Half Dome‘s distinctive shape. There’s one place where the view is different though. Clouds Rest isn’t the highest place...


4th of July

Yesterday we all went canoeing on the Concord river. It’s been really hot this weekend, so the river was an awfully nice place to be. We went to the South Bridge Boat House and...


Jim Henson’s Fantastic World

Today we went to an exhibit at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington. The exhibit was called Jim Henson’s Fantastic World. It’s about the guy who created the Muppets. Unfortunately this was the last...

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We enjoyed this video set in Yosemite. You should click through and view it really large. Primavera from Metron (Victor Novikov) on Vimeo.


Hawai’i Volcanoes & Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau

We visited two parks when we went to the Big Island in 2007. Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Hawai’i Volcanoes surrounds Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano, and the smallest of the three mountains which...


Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

There is one place in the national park system that we visit over and over again. In fact, we’ve been going there since before it was part of the national park system. The Boston...