Since January 2005, Sue Freeman has written a monthly column for Rochester Healthy Living Magazine. The articles are reposted here for your enjoyment.   

Hiking & Backpacking:

A Cure for Nature Deficit Disorder
A Visit to the Holler
A Lesson in Humility
Active Seniors Stay Healthy
Add Nature to your Holiday
Backpacking Near Home
Birds of a Feather Flock Together
Do the Swamp Stomp
Dog Walking Tips
Don't Be Afraid to Go Alone
Enjoy Monroe County Parks
Explore the High Points of NY State
Guided Hikes Anyone?
Hike to Feed the Chickadees
Hiking in New York's Finger Lakes Region
Home Grown Adventure
Loop Trails
Make Tracks on a New Trail
Mountain Trails Nearby
Perinton is Trail Town USA
Short Walk - Big Payoff
Grip of Spring Fever
Stroll the Old Growth Forest in Webster
Take A Hike - Where Hunter's Aren't
The Questionable Origin of Monkey Run
The Trails of Victor
Urban Strolls
Walk the Historic Welland Canals
Wheelchairs and Strollers Get Out


2008 Canandaigua Outlet Wild Water Derby
Be A Packet Boat Captain
Dip a Paddle in the Finger Lakes
Explorers on Cassadaga Creek
Memories of Paddling Irondequoit Creek
Up the Creek - with a Paddle

Waterfalls / Creekwalking / Swimming:

Have a Splashing Good Time
Naples for the Adventurous
Natural Swimming Holes
Skinny Dip Anyone?
Walk on Water


Beat Cabin Fever

Nature & Wildlife:

Join the Migration


10 Favorite Ski Places
A Visit to the Holler
Take Up the Ancient Sport of Snowshoeing
To Enjoy Winter - Go Outside & Play With Friends
Try a Moonlight Ski


Cobblestone Bike Tour
Ontario Pathways Great Place for a Bicycle Picnic
Rochester's Rail Trails


Trail Work



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