Long Pond

The other day we decided to head out for a canoe ride on Long Pond in Benton, NH.  Long Pond is within the White Mountain National Forest and as its’ name describes it is a very long, narrow, and somewhat shallow pond.  This was Alden and Lindsay’s first visit to Long Pond, but Andrew had…

First Boat Ride

A few weeks ago we decided to take our canoe out for its’ first float of the season.  It was also Alden’s first ride in a boat on water, (he has been sitting and playing in our boats in the yard for a while now).  We loaded up two vehicles.  We will have to figure…

Cool Pond for a Hot Day

On Sunday we woke up in a sluggish mood and we almost stayed home to do house chores, but Lindsay really wanted to get out on the water.  We did a little research and found the perfect little pond to get out on the water on such a beautiful and scorchingly hot day: Horseshoe Pond.  We…

Kayaking the Mighty Andro

Last year on the 4th of July, Lindsay and Andrew went on separate holiday excursions.  Andrew and his buddies went over to Maine to go to the hip Nativa concert, while Lindsay and Amanda went on an epic kayak trip down the Androscoggin River.  Andrew’s adventures at Nativa should probably qualify as an outdoor adventure (the concert was outside…