Monthly Archives: October 2015

THE SEVENTH WISH – Kid-Blurbs Project!

For my upcoming novel THE SEVENTH WISH, Bloomsbury and I decided to try something a little different to help spread the word. You know those “blurbs” you see on the covers of books, usually from famous authors? We thought it would also be cool to get some blurbs from great kid-readers for this book, so […]

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Dear Grace: Climbing Sawteeth on 10.12.15

Dear Grace,* I’d had a rotten cold all weekend but figured it was nothing the mountains couldn’t sure, so I kept my hiking date to climb Sawteeth Mountain this morning. As you must know, to get to the trailhead for Sawteeth, you park your car, hike half a mile up a road to the very […]

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Dear Grace: Hiking Giant Mountain on 10.5.15

Dear Grace,* It hardly felt like October today, with blue skies and temperatures reaching 70 degrees. I’d beard amazing things about the hikeĀ up Giant Mountain via the Ridge Trail and was excited to have such perfect sunshine lighting up the fall leaves. Our first lookout, about half a mile into the hike, brought beautiful views […]

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Dear Grace: Hiking Mount Marcy on 10.3.15

October 3, 2015 Dear Grace,* “Every hike is different” is something I’ve heard over and over from people who have climbed all 46 Adirondack High Peaks. I’ve climbed a dozen now, and I appreciate that sentiment more with every mountain. My friend Sandy and I had on-again, off-again hiking plans for this week, based on […]

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Dear Grace: Hiking Street & Nye on 9.28.15

September 28, 2015 – Street and Nye Mountains Dear Grace, * Today, the forecast was for overcast skies and maybe some rain showers — a perfect day to climb a couple peaks with wooded summits, like Street and Nye. So my new hiking pal Marsha and I enjoyed the view of Heart Lake, signed in […]

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