Mt. Van Hoevenberg: Jo’s Love

Ever since I hiked Mount Jo, I've longed to discover her love's summit as well.   Mount Jo is one of my favorite little mountains in the Adirondacks.  The mountain was named after Josephine Schofield in 1877, Henry Van Hoevenberg's fiancé.  She died shortly before they were to marry.  I wondered about his hike through …

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Love & Always…20 Years Later.

"Sometimes, not often enough we reflect upon the good things.  And those thoughts always center around those we love..." In the wake of our beloved Bear's fountain takedown, I've been bitten by the nostalgia bug.  Reflecting back on a time when bonds were created, life-long friendships were formed and one's inner strength was revealed. 22 years …

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