Altra Lone Peak 4.5 – My favorite hiking shoe

Last year, I spent many days birding and hiking. Although I thoroughly enjoyed myself, I was a little concerned about the hard ridges which had developed across my toenails. So I consulted Doctor Google. “Nothing to worry about,” he assured. “It simply means your toenail was injured – usually due to improper footwear. Let theContinue reading “Altra Lone Peak 4.5 – My favorite hiking shoe”

Birding and Hiking Season Begins at GTM Reserve

After a searing summer and months of heavy rainfall, it’s finally cool enough to go birding again. At sunrise, I arrived at one my favorite locations, GTM Reserve (official name Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve) in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida . Below are photos from the orange and yellow trails. Usually, the orange-trailContinue reading “Birding and Hiking Season Begins at GTM Reserve”