Here are two book recommendations related to the outdoors and mountaineering. “Accidents in North American Climbing” is an annual publication from the American Alpine Club, with frank and interesting accounts … Read More “A Couple of Good Outdoor Books”
All three of the clematis vines on the arch are blooming this week. I relocated three clematis vines from other parts of the yard to this arch. They don’t always … Read More “Clematis Arch”
Maiden voyage (for me) of our old Grumman 17′ aluminum canoe. What a nice way to spend time on the water. Also I’m told the day’s wordle was “canoe” so … Read More “New Old Canoe”
I just love this tree. Cleveland Metroparks Top ‘O Ledges Picnic area, Hinckley Ohio USA.
Locust trees look like something from space. The thorns are believed to have evolved to protect the trees from browsing Pleistocene megafauna (mammoths, giant deer, etc) . (Wiregrass Lake Metropark, … Read More “Locust Tree Thorns”
This is my working list of hiking trails near Cleveland. I’ve tried the hiking areas in the following table. The table below contains a list of hiking areas I have … Read More “Hiking Near Cleveland”