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Monadnock Weekly Report 01.25.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 01.25.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.25.13 “I reverently believe that the Maker who made us all makes everything in New England but the weather.” – Mark Twain I know I have dropped that Twain quote into Trails Reports before, but it seems especially true now … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 01.18.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 01.18.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.18.13 “Wilderness appealed to those bored or disgusted with man and his works. It not only offered an escape from society, but also was an ideal stage for the Romantic individual to exercise the cult that he frequently made of … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 01.10.13

Monadnock Trails Report 01.10.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.10.13 “I have been thinking more and more that I shall always be a lone wanderer of the wilderness. God, how the trail lures me. You cannot comprehend its resistless fascination for me.” – Everett Ruess   Winter is hanging … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 01.04.13

Monadnock Trails Report 01.04.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

01.04.13 “Is anybody out there, please? It’s too quiet in here and I’m beginning to freeze. I’ve got icicles hanging from my knees under fifteen feet of pure white snow.”- Nick Cave It’s not quite as drastic as the song … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 12.28.12

Monadnock Trails Report 12.28.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

12.28.12 Well, here we are with the last Monadnock Trails Report of 2012. It has been a great year here at Monadnock State Park and we’re ready for 2013! Unlike this time a year ago, we actually have snow here … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 12.21.12

Monadnock Trails Report 12.21.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

12.21.12 So, the calendar has finally turned to the anticipated date of December 21st, 2012. About two inches of snow fell overnight in the Monadnock Region, it is now steadily raining outside of the Park Office, the world as we … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 12.14.12

Monadnock Trails Report 12.14.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

12.14.12 I’m back at Monadnock after taking last week off; a week of heavy reading, projects around the house, (scheduled) doctor’s appointments, playing with the dogs, listening to my NY Giants dismantle the New Orleans Saints last Sunday, and reflecting … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 11.30.12

Monadnock Trails Report 11.30.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.30.12 “I walked abroad in a snowy day,  I ask’d the soft snow with me to play; She play’d & she melted in all her prime, And the winter call’d it a dreadful crime.”- William Blake That is the poem … Continue reading

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Monadnock Trails Report 11.16.12

Monadnock Trails Report 11.16.12

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.16.12 “November has tied me to an old dead tree. Get word to April to rescue me.”- Tom Waits Last week, I was able to happily report of the first snowfall of the season on Grand Monadnock. Especially with the … Continue reading

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11.08.12 Monadnock Trails Report

11.08.12 Monadnock Trails Report

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

11.08.12 Welcome to the Monadnock Trails Report; an escape from election talk, fiscal cliffs, the Mickey Mouse take over of Star Wars (can they possibly sink that franchise even more?), the stock market, Twilight, Syria, Baseball Winter Meetings, and the … Continue reading

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