Three years ago, my daughter Emily and I started a tradition.  Every summer, we would plan a mother-daughter overnight hike.  This year’s plans incorporated a night at AMC Cardigan Lodge High Cabin AND a solar eclipse. Let’s just say I was excited. I never knew High Cabin existed until a month or so before I

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I frequently wonder why I enjoy the solace and therapeutic value of a walk in the woods.  A few weeks ago,  a friend and I took her children out for a short walk up Artists Bluff in Franconia.  Mid-hike, her oldest, Julia, turned around, looked at us, and asked,  “You guys actually enjoy doing this??”

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