A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

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While I focus this blog on reporting the past weekend’s trip, I have some time every month to write other articles or make improvements to the website. What would you like to see? Let me know in the comments. Here are some ideas I have posts for old trips, like last year’s Colorado ski trip, […]

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Where’s my snow?

Emilie Phillips

It’s mid January in New Hampshire, and it just won’t snow. Every day is partly sunny and around freezing. The snow depth map for the state is depressing. It hasn’t gotten better since our (Too) Early Season Run Down the Sherburne Here’s the snow depth as of today Four inches is not enough to cover […]

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Top Posts of 2020

Emilie Phillips

For the fun of it, I decided to look back at my posts from 2020. Which ones were most popular? And which ones do I really like? The first thing that popped out at me, is how many really important trips I didn’t post about. I hadn’t even finished posting the photos from the family […]

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Applesauce again this year

November 15, 2020
Emilie Phillips

I didn’t get to applesauce until late this year. So late I was worried the local farm would have sold out of apples. They had very limited selection of grade B bags — a few bags of Cortland, a mix of Macintosh and Macoun, and a bunch of Honey Crisp. The last time I made […]

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I am trying out a new maps plug-in which shows the location of posts. Unfortunately it doesn’t sync up with my existing GPS tracks, so I have to manually set the trip locations on old posts. [Edit:] The map is now available on the Trip Planning Resources page. Here is the map of all the […]

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Last spring

Emilie Phillips

We had too many chores this weekend, so we didn’t go exploring. One of the chores was taking Isaac’s skin on frame kayak up to Turner Wilson to get resized. Turner had intentionally built the kayak with an extra large masik that he could carve back as Isaac grew. In the meanwhile, I wrote up […]

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It’s applesauce and Halloween time

October 27, 2019
Emilie Phillips

This year I bought 1 bushel Cortland 1/2 bushel Mutsu 1/2 bushel Northern Spy It made 31 quarts: 27 canned, 2 refrigerated, 1 given away, and ~1 eaten by my helpers. My notes say I haven’t made this combination before, but it came out tasty. Isaac had his friend David over to help. They cranked […]

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I decided to play around with the accumulated data in this blog. I used python and pandas, since those are the tools I use at work. I downloaded all posts, then removed duplicates and uncategorized posts. The final graph of activities vs month of the year is above, or click here for full resolution graph. […]

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