Posts Tagged ‘fun’

December 29th, 2015test

EGL Recognized for Environmental Excellence

ACSPLogoEastman Golf Links has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. Michael Gornnert, superintendent, led the effort to obtain sanctuary designation on the property. Continue reading...

November 23rd, 2015test

One Daring Man: Frank Furdyna

By Judy McCarthy

On the mountaintop

Milt Weinstein, John Lohmann, Frank Furdyna.
Photo Courtesy Milt Weinstein

“The tops of mountains are among the unfinished parts of the globe, whither it is a slight insult to the gods to climb and pry into their secrets, and try their effect on our humanity. Only daring men, perchance, go there.”
Henry David Thoreau, The Maine Woods Continue reading...

November 13th, 2015test

Service and Teamwork from an Early Age

Essays by the Youth Conservation Corps / Photos Courtesy of Fred Orkin

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer volunteer program for residents and visitors ages 12 and older.  Sponsored Spreading hayby the Lakes and Streams Committee in partnership with Eastman’s Recreation and Maintenance Departments, the mission is to introduce youth to the principles of ecology and engage them in the stewardship of our lake.

The essays on these pages are reflections from some of the 2015 Youth Conservation Corps Continue reading...

October 31st, 2015test

Why live in Eastman?

By Steve Haase
Why do we choose to live in Eastman? The nearest full-size grocery store is at least 20 minutes away. The nearest shopping centerFish August 1, 2015 is at least 30 minutes away. The nearest “real” shopping is about an hour away in Concord or Manchester. There are no street lights or mail delivery. So why do we choose to live here? Continue reading...
December 12th, 2014test

Donning Our Winter Whites

By Judi Platt / Photos by Andy Eastman

Brook Trail

The Brook Trail is one of the most beautiful in Eastman.

Another season has slipped into our reality. Wasn’t it just days ago that we were walking the Lake Trail with leaves crunching beneath our feet, admiring Continue reading...

May 20th, 2014test

We got what we came for: Nordic skiing and kayaking within a month’s time!

Text and Photos by Judi Platt

April skiing at John's Glen

Skiing John’s Glen makes for a full day of beauty and exercise.

In our third winter at Eastman, we finally got what we came for—snow, and lots of it! After spending a few years looking at lake properties in the Carolinas, we bought at Eastman to cross-country ski (and kayak and hike and bike). Continue reading...

May 5th, 2014test

Living @ Eastman with Eastman Living

By Judi Platt

Winter 2014 Eastman Living Cover

Winter 2014 Eastman Living

At the recent Council meeting, ECA President Maynard Goldman gave a “shout out” (in the common vernacular of political stumps and Hollywood acceptance speeches) to Judy McCarthy and her team that produce Eastman Living. It may have been the only thing that the standing-room only Continue reading...

August 7th, 2013test

Turkey Trot becomes Run for Pie!

Run for Pie LogoThe Turkey Trot is now Run for Pie 5K. That name even makes ME want to run! Continue reading...

December 16th, 2011test

“Apping” your way to winter wellness

By Bonnie J. Fladung

Eastman’s winter wellness program kicks off

January 1st, and who doesn’t need motivation? Even those of us with the best of intentions get sidetracked. Now there’s a fun and easy way to track your progress and meet your fitness goals.

One of the hottest free apps available for your iPhone is Runkeeper. It not only tracks your daily activities by activity type, but provides all sorts of cool charts and graphs. You can Continue reading...

November 7th, 2011test

Eastman Loppet for David's House Feb. 11

Eastman Cross County Center will host the inaugural Loppet for David’s House Saturday, Feb. 11. What is a loppet? “Lopp” is the Swedish word for “race,” in this case a ski race. For some it means an intense competition; for others, a relaxing way to spend a day outside, taking in the beauty of nature. Continue reading...