Completing our First HBTrails Triathlon

High Falls waterfall

I’ve seen a few triathlons in my life but never participated in one. Perhaps one day before my knees give out, we will give it a try. Today, my hubby decided two weeks of resting his ribs was enough and that we should do a hike. We got ready, filled our water bottles and grabbed […]

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What to do in Emergency Situations?

small waterfall

Sometimes things just don’t go the way you planned. This was one of those days. We got up and placed our bikes in the car and headed to Stone Ridge NY. We love to do the O & W Rail Trail with the bikes here and have done 60 miles before. Our goal was to […]

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A Walk Through Moonbeams Preserve

When I think of Middletown, I never think trails or hiking. It just doesn’t look like a place that has any, but it does. The Moonbeams Preserve is a great little trail that hides the train path and history well. When you park at the Moonbeams lot, you are in an open field with a […]

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Biking to Hurleyville NY Down Memory Lane

Rail Trail Hurleyville

It’s been months since we saw our family let alone our friends. Today, we met with my hubby’s childhood friend in Mountaindale NY and did the ride to Hurleyville. We kept our distance, wore our masks and used hand sanitizer when we stopped to eat. What I didn’t know was that our friend used to […]

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Bike Ride from Mountaindale to Hurleyville NY

Hurleyville Rails to Trails

Today was a beautiful day. We woke up at 5AM, had coffee, watched a show or two (This is the way) and decided on our bike ride. We drove only 4 minutes to Mountain Dale NY, parked the car and went on our ride. We’ve done the ride from our home too, but since we […]

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Panoramic Gallery of Basha Kill Wildlife Refuge in Wurtsboro on 4/21/20

We checked the weather and it said you have 2 hours before it downpours. The weather man is usually 99.999% wrong but we didn’t want to chance it. We went for a short hike by the Basha Kill Wildlife Refuge Center in Wurtsboro NY. We live in Wurtsboro for 7 years now but been here […]

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Cleaning Bashakill for Earth Day 2020

Red-Winged Blackbird

Did you know that Earth Day is on April 22nd? I do because it’s also my birthday. Every year we try to do something special like clean around the house, plant trees and pick up trash on the trails. This year due to Covid-19, a lot of volunteers are staying home and Earth Day cleanup […]

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