Mt. Whitney: Highest Peak Contiguous US

Winning the lottery In EVERY DAY IS A FIELD TRIP chapter 36, I talk about bucket lists. One of mine is hiking the highpoint of each of the 48 contiguous United States. If you want to hike Mt. Whitney, the highest contiguous US peak, you must first overcome a barrier most peaks do not possess.…

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Appalachian Trail: Section Hiking

IS IT FOR YOU? In EVERY DAY IS A FIELD TRIP I write about finding field trips that are all around you. One of the field trips I have discovered is Appalachian Trail section hiking. It provides joy beyond hiking. Curious? The Appalachian Trail (AT) is the most famous of the Long Trails, spanning 2,194…

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ON THE RIGHT PATH

EVERY DAY IS A FIELD TRIP was written to help people get out and enjoy their one life. I took my own writing to heart and found my way down the path. In fact in Chapter 35: Forty-Eight Mountains and Chapter 36: Bucket List, it was all about getting out into the great outdoors. In…

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Grocery Shopping IS a Field Trip

by Michaela Hummer Believe it or not, the mundane task that some people dread doing every week, can in fact be a fun field trip! How can that be? The grocery store is only 10 minutes down the road. Despite this, I’ve met so many people that will say they dislike going grocery shopping, and…

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WINTER FIELD TRIPS = WINTER FUN

So many of us live in cold weather climates, and the word ‘hibernation’ often comes into play. Today we will address great winter field trips. It is what we do with winter that matters, above all we will find winter fun! I live in New England and we have winter and, frankly, it lasts too…

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GREAT TASTES

GREAT RESTAURANTS; TOUR ACROSS AMERICA We take pictures of our food, we talk about how good our meals were, it makes us happy, and puts a smile upon our soul. In each town that I travel my search for a best restaurant is always with me. Where to dine is constantly on my mind, in…

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NATIONAL PARK ROAD TRIP

In Chapter 6 of my book EVERY DAY IS A FIELD TRIP I wrote about taking a road trip as a young man and the experiences I received. Fast forward so many years, and 2021 was finally time to cross the country in an automobile again. The goal for this National Park road trip was…

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IF IT WAS EASY

 If it was easy we would all be multi millionaires. If it was easy we would all be super star athletes, or movie stars..or even the President of the United States. In fact, many people have enough talent to be a star, so why do you hear the word underachiever so often? The legendary New…

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WILDLIFE FASCINATION

Yesterday while I was out on a bike ride, a deer ran across the road, not more than ten feet in front of me. Earlier in the ride, a snake was sidewinding right in my path and I had to swerve so I did not run over the snake. Both occurrences brought a smile to…

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THE FIRST TIME

We always remember the first time, because at the time we were in the moment, without distraction. The first day of school, first date, first kiss, first day of the new job. How it made us feel, the impact that it made at that moment in our lives, and the fact that it stays with…

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