Category: The Great Outdoors

Read in The Black River Journal- Whittemore CCC: A Celebration of Community, Culture and Conservation in Hunterdon County

Art, music, nature and food all have a place in the “symphony” at Whittemore CCC, where Community, Culture and Conservation share center stage. Hidden in the trees of an unassuming road just off I-78 in Oldwick, Whittemore is a buzzing hub of creativity, where… Continue Reading “Read in The Black River Journal- Whittemore CCC: A Celebration of Community, Culture and Conservation in Hunterdon County”

Trailblazer: Finding Peace in our own Backyards

The past year has been a difficult, life-changing one for everyone, with everyone being impacted in different ways. But for many, the past year has also provided the opportunity for discovery; self-discovery, discovery of new hobbies, of places to visit close to home…And some,… Continue Reading “Trailblazer: Finding Peace in our own Backyards”

Musician Spotlight: Playful Banter

In tumultuous times, music can seem familiar, like the embrace of an old friend. In good times, listening to the right music can feel like embarking on a road trip with that old friend, complete with a sense of freedom and some playful banter.… Continue Reading “Musician Spotlight: Playful Banter”

Road Trip Reminiscing, Part III: Letchworth State Park

This article is Part III of a three-part series. To read Part I, please click here. To read Part II, please click here. Travel is something I’ve been craving extra lately. When the world is in quarantine and traveling even within your own community… Continue Reading “Road Trip Reminiscing, Part III: Letchworth State Park”

Road Trip Reminiscing, Part I: Niagara Falls

It’s been a while since I’ve updated this blog with a post…lately life has been busy, busy, busy, and while I’ve had this blog post in my notebook for a while now, it had taken me some time to type it up, edit it,… Continue Reading “Road Trip Reminiscing, Part I: Niagara Falls”

A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part II

This article is Part II of a two-part series. To read Part I, click here. Last week, I published Part I of a conversation with musician, urban farmer, and activist Matt Monaco, where we discussed his start in music, his EP The Road We… Continue Reading “A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part II”

A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part I

“Global revolution is rooted in small towns.” This is one of the messages conveyed in the music of Matt Monaco, an avid environmentalist, urban farmer, and social revolutionary. Through music, Matt unites people in the call to make our world a better place, reminding… Continue Reading “A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part I”