After our 17 mile paddle the day before, we were all ready for a rest day. By foot, we explored trails near our rental cottage and Quoddy Head.
Isaac had a friend over for a couple days. Isaac’s recent hour long play dates with other friends had tried my patience. So I picked an activity that I knew would keep Isaac occupied and on good behavior — hiking. I gave the two kids a choice: hike to the summit of Monadnock, or explore […]
We test flew the prototype Bearhawk 5 at Bowman this past weekend. There were a number of build choices that I found odd. two throttles? a constant speed propeller governor that wouldn’t adjust below 1,800 rpm miniscule avionics 4 widely spaced seats instead of 6 or 4 and lots of baggage drafty doors that let […]
We are getting ready for our kayaking trip to Cobscook Bay. We will be staying at a house, so food isn’t hard. Gear will be the standard sea kayaking day trip gear. So the real preparation is deciding where to paddle. The first time the Phillips/Sawyer family paddled Cobscook Bay in 2008, Tyson and I […]
There are definite advantages to having a house up in the Whites. We easily got to the trailhead by 7:30AM. I picked Mt Garfield purely because it was the closest significant mountain. The other family we hiked with was a bit more sensible and vetted the trail to make sure it was kid appropriate. That […]
Isaac and I and some friends hiked the short 2 mile trail up Mt Agassiz this Saturday. That’s not much “adventure” by the standards of this blog. The rest of the weekend went to our other projects. Tyson has the front end of the Bearhawk in pieces. He is trying to make the oil cooler […]