Places to Paddle – sharing first hand information on places to SUP, canoe, and kayak.
Today’s paddling spot is Rocky Point Beach & Park, in Essex, MD. Click here to read it! Rocky Point Park has something to offer to everyone – from sunbather to seasoned paddler. You can find more locations under the SUP > Places to Paddle menu.
Shred Spots – sharing first hand information on places to ski and snowboard.
Liberty Mountain Resort is our home ski resort. It is the closets resort to the Baltimore metro area (followed closely by its sister resorts Roundtop and Whitetail), located in Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania, a mere 5 miles over the Maryland state line. (more…)
Snowboarding – you are either born with it, or you’re not. Yea right. Snowboarding is difficult, and everyone must pay homage, by way of epic wipeouts, to the snowboard gods. Persistence, practice, and preparation are key to your snowboarding success. If you’re looking for some insight, tips, and lessons learned, from a fellow beginner, then you’ve come to the right place. (more…)
Baltimore has a reputation when it comes to dirt bikes, and it is not a good one. There are self-proclaimed gangs and urban bike clubs, such as the infamous 12 O’Clock Boys, that take to the streets in mass numbers, riding in and out of traffic, popping wheelies down the busy downtown streets. Their recklessness and showboating often put themselves and other motorists at risk, and they have dared law enforcement to do something about it. Well, they have… Baltimore Police have recently organized a new task force to tackle the dirt bike “problem” in Baltimore, and have zero tolerance for illegal riding. I don’t condone riding through the streets like an asshole, but as a new dirt bike rider myself, I have come to understand at least part of the problem. There is nowhere to ride legally, anywhere near Baltimore. (more…)
Last month we surprised our son with his first trip to Disney World. We carefully planned the trip for the week of Halloween, hoping to enjoy the special festivities, including Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, while avoiding the summertime crowds and heat. This was also our first visit to a theme park with Tyler, my husband’s service dog. (more…)