Forest Bathing-Inexpensive/Free Travel Experience

Studies show that most people spend 93% of their time indoors or in cars, averaging 12 hours a weeks outside. The Japanese have come up with a program called "Forest Bathing" in which individuals immerse themselves in natural environments. Sound, smells, the air and temperatures, colors and textures are observed and appreciated. The idea is …

Continue reading Forest Bathing-Inexpensive/Free Travel Experience

A Nearby Journey, One Country Road

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes."   Marcel Proust   Every  weekday morning before I retired, I drove to school down the same country road. You won't find my route in any guidebooks. It is just an ordinary rural asphalt passage through Northern New York State. …

Continue reading A Nearby Journey, One Country Road