Posts Tagged ‘trail’


May 30th, 2017test

Blazing Trails

Blazes for Eastman Trails

New blazes for Eastman trails

Text and Illustrations by Craig McArt

Have you ever followed what looked like a trail only to end up at someone’s back door? Or gone out for a quick walk in the woods and ended up wandering around for hours? Does trying to find your way on hiking trails that are missing trail markers frustrate you?

The Eastman Community Association’s (ECA) Woodlands and Wildlife Committee is overhauling its method of marking trails to improve the Continue reading...

May 23rd, 2017test

Exploring in and around Eastman

Exploring in and around EastmanBy Craig McArt

Charged with encouraging appreciation of our natural environment, Eastman’s Woodlands and Wildlife Committee entices us in its new booklet, Exploring In and Around Eastman, to take advantage of our beautiful surroundings. The publication encourages us to get out and explore the many natural and historical treasures that can be found in Eastman and close by.

The committee was given responsibility for publishing the booklet by Eastman’s Plan 2020, the Eastman Community Association’s Strategic Plan adopted in 2012. 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...

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...
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...

February 17th, 2012test

The Icy Kingdom

By Bonnie J. Fladung

“February. Get ink, shed tears.
Write of it, sob your heart out, sing,
While torrential slush that roars
Burns in the blackness of the spring.”
– Boris Pasternak, author Dr. Zhivago

The opulent ice palace in Dr. Zhivago is an unforgettable scene. The glittery icicles dripping off the roof. Inside – the chandelier, piano, furniture – all transformed into an ethereal dream. To create the scene, the production designers used hot white beeswax and buckets Continue reading...