ADVENTURES - Some of Life's Adventures

  • ADVENTURES at home and abroad:

    Assorted Nature excursions upon and along the mighty Merrimack River and Atlantic Ocean; fresh & salt-water Fishing, Hunting, Hiking & Mountain climbing, Canoing, Rowing, Running, Swimming, Snorkeling, SCUBA diving, Norpine Skiing, Water Skiing, Skating, Snowshoeing, Spelunking, Orienteering, ...TBC...

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    Youth Conservation Corps summer job at Dubuque State Forest, Hawley, MA - 1981

    Building dories and experiential educational overnight trip to Barnes Island in Middle School; building Amerindigenous Sweat Lodges; exploring local sites of historic importance; overnight camping and ice fishing on the Parker River.

    USMC Parris Island Boot Camp - Summer, 1982

    Cliff jumping in Taormina Sicily; Snorkeling and diving in Okinawa, Japan; Exploring volcanoes in Italy, Japan and Hawaii; R.O.K. Marine Mountain Warfare Training in Korea; helocopter rappeling; 

    It took me ten years to afford the expensive proper gear, but I eventually climbed Mt. Washington twice in the winter thanks to Joe Boucher, et al.

    Travels to Civil War sites and battlefields, gardening & raising chickens,

    ...TBC...