#53 The Lost Art of (Wildful) Listening & How to Get it Back

Greetings friends, and welcome to  Episode #53 about reclaiming the art of listening, that is, helping us to truly listen and be able to hear what we may not even realize we're losing - a landscape devoid of human noise. We'll be exploring the work of Gordon Hempton, who is an audio ecologist, who has … Continue reading #53 The Lost Art of (Wildful) Listening & How to Get it Back

#49 The Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail: Where Fun, Fitness, Nature, and History, Come Together

Greetings, listeners, and welcome to episode #49, all about the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail. Yes, Spring has Sprung, and it's time to talk pedals. Not flower petals as you might suppose, but bike pedals. There's a ton of fun to be had out on the bike trails this Spring, and it's a great way … Continue reading #49 The Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail: Where Fun, Fitness, Nature, and History, Come Together

#44 And All the Woods Went Still . . .Wildfulness in the Winter

Greetings everyone and welcome to Episode #44: And All the Woods Went Still. If you’ve listened to a few of these podcast episodes, you’ve detected the occasional theme of mindfulness, sprinkled amidst the episodes about the history, culture, and things to see and do in these mountains. I’ve also sung the virtues of Minimalism to … Continue reading #44 And All the Woods Went Still . . .Wildfulness in the Winter

#43 Autumn at the Lake: The Time in Between, Turkey Tales, & a Way to Give Thanks

Greetings, Listeners, and welcome to Wildfulness Episode #43, bringing you an assortment of awesome information AND inspiration to help you manage the upcoming season in a meaningful way. Oh, and before I forget, don't you forget to subscribe to the podcast, whether it's through WordPress, iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, Youtube, or any of our other channels. … Continue reading #43 Autumn at the Lake: The Time in Between, Turkey Tales, & a Way to Give Thanks

#38 Best Vacation Sleeping: How to Rest & Rejuventate While You’re in the Mountains

If you’re one of the many adults (one out of three!) who have trouble falling asleep each night (like me!), you know the frustration that inevitably occurs as a result of tossing and turning for hours. When you're on vacation, whether in Western Maryland or elsewhere, you want to take the opportunity to maximize your … Continue reading #38 Best Vacation Sleeping: How to Rest & Rejuventate While You’re in the Mountains

#27 2018: It’s for the Birds! ( & if you #BirdYourWorld, it’ll be for you, too!)

Welcome to Episode #27 and our first visit with you since last year! I hope your holidays were phantasmagorical, mine were pretty good, and as we like to say in my family, "Nobody got hurt!" so with nothing but boy and man children, that's quite something. Today we'll explore something special that's happening in 2018, … Continue reading #27 2018: It’s for the Birds! ( & if you #BirdYourWorld, it’ll be for you, too!)

#26 Staying Warm on the Slopes: High Mountain Sports to the Rescue

Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good, that's what my mom used to say all the time, well, High Mountain Sports is your one-stop shop for all three of those! Now that you’ve decided it’s time to hit the slopes, you need to make sure you’ve got all the right stuff so you’ll be comfortable and be … Continue reading #26 Staying Warm on the Slopes: High Mountain Sports to the Rescue

#23 Happy (Winter Garrett) Trails

Welcome to podcast episode #23 where we explore snowshoeing, “First Day Hikes" for New Year's, and most importantly, hear excerpts from an interview with Ashlee Boyd, Executive Director of Garrett Trails, with details on some of the exciting plans for the future of the trail system in the Garrett County area and how it will … Continue reading #23 Happy (Winter Garrett) Trails

#22 Interview with Garrett Trails Director

This 22nd episode consists solely of the entire 20 minute interview with Garrett Trails Executive Director Ashlee Boyd. Tune in for the latest news that's fit to feature about this comprehensive initiative to bring an extensive system of outdoor, multi-use trails to Garrett County, to the benefit of all. And, how we can all pitch … Continue reading #22 Interview with Garrett Trails Director

#16 New in Town: Monkey Business Adventure Park: Wait . . .WHAT?

We've all seen it being built, that mysterious,  floating wooden obstacle course in the sky next to the lake, but had no clue what it was. Well, now we know: It's the brand spanking new, "Monkey Business Aerial Adventure Park." Now, there are a whole lot of jokes about monkeys, and some of them are … Continue reading #16 New in Town: Monkey Business Adventure Park: Wait . . .WHAT?