An Ocular Odyssey

This page works in reverse chronological order.  To see the beginning of this journey, in the Summer of 2017, scroll all the way to the bottom.

Kayaking with the kids, Lincoln Woods, RI.


Scenes from Mt. Grace, Warwick, MA.  1,617 feet above sea level.  That’s Mt. Manadnock in NH in the distance.  The MM represents the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail running 114 miles across Massachusetts.

The local trails



Fun with the fam, Conway, NH




Sunrise from Black Cap, NH.  I had to get up puh-retty early for this one.



Hiking the Appalachian Trail, Pennsylvania, with little Buddha


A “stairway” in the Blue Hills, Milton, MA

“Stairway”, Blue Hills

The beginning.  Mt. Major in New Hampshire, 2017.  This was my first hike rediscovering the outdoors, seeking wellness.  I weighed 275 pounds and barely made it.  It took me something like four hours, but was totally worth it.