Noanet Woodlands (not pictured), Nashua River Trail (not pictured), and World's End (very pictured)

Noanet Woodlands (not pictured), Nashua River Trail (not pictured), and World’s End (very pictured)

Saturday the heat finally broke a little. [I say “finally” as if this were one of the summers of my midwestern childhood, and we’ve had a solid month above 100 with no rain in sight. Absurd! We had two whole…

Royalston Falls

Royalston Falls

We consulted the list of waterfalls and decided that Royalston Falls required a visit. The hike down was a little difficult because of all of the leaves and the recent rain, but the falls were an unbelievable surprise. You follow…

Rocky Narrows

Rocky Narrows

I had the strangest deja vu as we drove toward Rocky Narrows. I know that I have been to Sherborn before, but I just can’t figure out when or why. There doesn’t seem to be any particular reason that a…

Norris Reservation

Norris Reservation

In our continuing quest to visit all of the Trustees properties we visited Norris Reservation. It’s a rather small property on the South Shore, and I confess to you now that I would have enjoyed it a lot more if…

Crane Beach

Mom and Dad are here this week, playing tourists and visiting two out of three of their monkeys (Monkey #3 remains at home, where he has begun college). Today’s activity was breakfast at Zaftig’s followed by Crane Beach. Not a…

Crane Beach

Crane Beach

Tanya and Chris pitied my lack of beach-going this year and invited me along to Crane Beach yesterday. Nice day for it: not too hot, a little breeze, and the sun was headed down. Unfortunately the tide was headed in,…

The Challenges

I’ve added two new pages that you can see over on the right: The Mass Audubon Challenge and The Trustees of Reservations Challenge (which should probably actually The The Trustees…). These are lists of each of the properties of these…