WEMATEKAN’IS AND THE HUNTER – Native Folklore

WEMATEKAN’IS AND THE HUNTER – Native Folklore

At last spring has arrived and it’s time to start hiking our pristine forests. But keep your eyes open for what creatures may be sharing the sweet scented woods.   Last month I wrote about the “True People” of the…

The Zane Grey's... an unusal love story

The Zane Grey’s… an unusal love story

The Zane Grey House, a National Park overlooking the Lackawaxen and Delaware Rivers in prominent view of the Roebling Bridge, is a must see in the area.  The boat launch directly in front of the home is ideal for eagle…

TIMELESS RELAXATION - Kayaking

TIMELESS RELAXATION – Kayaking

One of my favorite things to do is kayak down the Delaware River. Why? Well, it is one of the best ways to completely relax (unless dark clouds suddenly appear and quickly get closer and closer, you hear thunder and…

TIME TO THINK “DIRTY”

TIME TO THINK “DIRTY”

No longer winter, not yet spring… what to do, what to do… time to think Garden! When starting to plan your season’s garden, it’s best to start at the beginning – Seeds. Not all seeds are created equal. Many of…

I HATE WINTER

I HATE WINTER

I have a confession to make. I have never been a big fan of winter. I have always preferred the warmth and greenery of summer, especially for hiking. That is, until I purchased my first snowshoes. I discovered that hiking…

November is a time for Thankfulness

November is a time for Thankfulness

The name Pocono is derived from a Delaware Indian word (pohoqualin), which means “stream between mountains” in reference to the Delaware River. Ironically, that which divides us also unites us. The Delaware River basin has attracted big business from coal,…

ACORNS DANCE WHILE COLORS EXPLODE…

ACORNS DANCE WHILE COLORS EXPLODE…

  The Days Grow Shorter as We Welcome Autumn  It seems all the elements are in alignment for an extraordinary display of color this fall. This is the time of the year that is truly a gift to those of…

A Sojourn for the Soul

A Sojourn for the Soul

  I had heard about the Delaware River Sojourn for years and thought that maybe one day I’ll look into it. I had the impression that it was a grueling effort to canoe or kayak the river over a long…