2020 was a rough year, but we tried to carve out some good with our annual camping trip to the Catskills. Three families in our little "bubble," all being safe apart, felt it was safe enough to come together in the woods for some much needed, socially distant diversity from the monotony of the homebound, [...]
2018 Mongaup Pond Summer Camping Trip
Another summer camping trip is in the books, and this was a wet one. With rain predicted for 4 of 7 days, we were prepared for the worst. The weather ended up not being too terrible, with only light showers the majority of the time. We did have torrential downpours one day, but we were [...]
Father’s Day, 2017 weekend camping trip.
For Father’s Day weekend, my son Jared, my dog Sinatra and I went camping at Mongaup Pond in the Catskills for two nights. I got to do some fishing, sit by the camp fire, hike, and most of all, spend some quality time with my son. It was a great weekend! We had to set [...]
It all started with camping.
My love of the outdoors started with my father and our annual camping trips to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. My appreciation of nature continued throughout my life and now I have the pleasure of taking my family on similar magical camping trips in the Catskills and Adirondacks here in New York State. I [...]