By bendystraw on February 21, 2013
It turns out that there are limits to nature loving, especially for people who have spent most of their adult lives living in a city.
By bendystraw on December 31, 2012
Some reasons to embrace life in Western Massachusetts, which, by the way, is not Boston.
By bendystraw on July 3, 2012
Eight years later, it’s time to determine whether or not wildlife has become more cooperative and more deserving of our tax dollars
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By bendystraw on September 25, 2011
It was amazing, full of visitors, road trips, and explorations of Southern Vermont and Western Massachusetts.
By bendystraw on September 13, 2011
Thunk. Thunk. Thunkthunkthunkthunk. And you just lay there in the tent hoping the ruckus outside isn’t wolves or bears or whatever the Berkshires equivalent of Pineys is. Happily, the campsites at Savoy Mountain State Forest are in an old apple orchard, so the noise is nothing more than the normal sounds of September. Savoy is […]
By bendystraw on August 24, 2011
The Pioneer Valley and surrounding hill towns are full of farms, rivers, campgrounds, festivals, and ice cream. Mix in a dash of Vermont, a slew of visitors, and some Lititz fireworks, and these days are just about perfect.