| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:41 PM
“What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker.
Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
| Sep 4, 2011
Gunpowder nature hike
Wednesday, Gunpowder Falls State Park, Masemore Road. The Hereford area of the Gunpowder houses some rare native plants. This three-mile hike will be very slow, but there will be some steep hills and a scramble over rocks. Call 410-...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 12:27 AM
Reuben Dagold wasn't sure what he was going to do when he retired as a bureau director of the Baltimore City Health Department 11 years ago at age 62. He knew one thing.
"I told myself that I wasn't going to take on any responsibility," Dagold recalled....
| Nov 3, 2011
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| Nov 19, 2011
| 4:57 PM
At 19, faced with the possibility of not being able to play baseball for the summer, Dan Duquette struck out on his own. He created a semipro team to represent his hometown.
Duquette corralled players, drummed up sponsors and even dragged the ballfield....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:09 AM
HAZELHURST, Ga. - If you're like most people, you love the holidays but shout "Hallelujah!" when the last strains of "Auld Lang Syne" fade away.
That's when it's time for a post-holidays getaway, so take a look at these destinations in Georgia that are...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Since I was a kid, I've spent a lot of time in the woods. My family has camped in state and national parks along the East Coast from Maine to Florida, and I've even hiked relatively short portions of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, Pennsylvania and...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Get outdoors and take in the beautiful Virginia landscape without sacrificing luxury at Shenandoah Crossing resort.
Based in Gordonsville, "a town at the Crossroads of History," the resort offers the perfect place to go camping, but also just minutes...
| Aug 15, 2012
BETHEL, Maine — You know you've found a worthy fall colors spot when you plan to go far in a day but don't go far at all.
On my first day in the mountains of western Maine last October, I planned to hit three stops — three places to soak in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Any high school graduate who thinks that college is merely a next step should walk a mile in Gabe Acheson's shoes. When the Park School graduate arrived Thursday at Yale University, he'd walked nearly 400 miles, fulfilling a promise he'd made in his...