Happy Friday all. We hope you have something wonderful planned for the weekend!
I just wanted to drop a quick post about the New Hampshire Writers’ Project Reader’s Choice Awards. The Adventures didn’t win the Writers’ Project best of 2013 prize for non-fiction, but we are still in the running for the Reader’s Choice Award. So, I’m humbly asking for your vote to help push us over the top.
Voting is easy and will only take a moment of your time. Just click on the link below, punch in your email and scroll down to the non-fiction category Click the oval next to my name then click SUBMIT and you’re done! Thank you so much in advance. Your support and enthusiasm has made all the difference!
Here is the link: READER’S CHOICE AWARD VOTE
The gang gets goofy at Derryfield Park!
Happy March friends! We are less than three weeks from spring, and working hard to get outside as much as we can before the mud arrives. I’ve been a bit distracted lately with the work and excitement of the new book coming out (The Nepal Chronicles) and have neglected this site somewhat. That, combined with Janelle’s schoolwork and other obligations have made it tough for us to really get outside and explore like we’ve wanted.
But we did manage to take the whole gang out to Derryfield Park Sunday for some hiking and sledding. We spent the whole afternoon getting our bones rattled on the very fast and slick sledding run. Like lugers only without the padding, or sled, or you know, being athletic! Several hours and many bruises, bumps and ice burns later we happily called it a day with some dumplings and curry. Not a 4,000-footer, but man we all slept well!
Just a quick note to let you know that March marks the beginning of our new touring season. Janelle and I will once again be crisscrossing New England promoting the book, getting our continuing story to our friends and fans and maybe even getting a little hiking in along the way. We have MANY events planned. Check out this link, and we’ll see you there: Dan and Janelle on the road.
Meantime, what have you all been up to? It’s been a rough, cold winter for sure. Did you get outside at all? Is everyone safe? What plans have you if summer ever arrives? Talk to us! And we’ll see you on the road!
Warriors of the ice!
The Cohos Trail guidebook is set for release this spring.
Good morning and happy February everyone! We begin today with a pretty neat honor. Tough Cookie, it appears, will make it to her second book cover. This spring, the new Cohos Trail guidebook will feature a shot I took on North Percy with Janelle coming down off the wonderful ledges. And considering the fact that we’re eying the Cohos Trail as our next book project, being on the cover of a book we’ll end up using on the trail is pretty cool, so thank you Kim Nilsen for the pick! I’ll have more info and links when the book actually hits the shelves. Till then, check out the photo!
The architect of Sunday’s Sledding Derby gets ready for another run.
We planned on hiking Tecumseh Sunday, going for Janelle’s third 4,000 footer. But then, Tough Cookie informed me that instead we would pile as many people in the car as we could, haul our body boards over the Derryfield Hill and sled until our legs were sore and our faces were frozen. Only then, would the massive snowball fight ensue. After that, the enormous fort would be built and then demolished. Then more sledding. The end.
So said the girl, and so it was!
We’re going to try a different kind of link today to encourage those of you who are not yet Facebook followers to click on over there and check out the great photos we took from our Sledding Derby. And while you’re there, how about giving us a LIKE? We be ever so grateful! Check us out here: Sledding Sunday