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90 - Great Outdoors

I believe that it’s time to start heading back out to the great outdoors. Hiking and backpacking used to be one of my most favorite things to do. 53 more words


Cold Steel FinnWolf FOLDING knife

Does the name of a product make you like it more?  Does it really matter?  Do me a favor, look at the CS Finn Wolf and imagine it as being named, “The Happy Camper”.   1,137 more words


All That Mid-Week Jazz

You guys, my bracket be busted. The ‘Zags failed me. I knew I shouldn’t have kept it in the Northwest. We are the epitome of disappointment during critical sports moments (see the last minute of this year’s Super Bowl, for example). 611 more words

Travel theme: outdoors

Taking inspiration from Where’s My Backpack’s Travel Theme challenge was no hard sell: I’ve always loved any excuse to be outside. Picnics, walks, fishing, yoga in a park, or getting wrapped up in a good book for a couple of hours- sign me up for any of these. 191 more words


A Day at the Dunes

On Tuesday, we took a short drive to the Lake Michigan Recreation Area, near the Nordhouse Dunes, sans Charlie. Dogs are only allowed on part of the beach, and we didn’t want Chuck to have to wait for us in the car — we didn’t know how long our hike would be since we’d never visited this natural wonderland. 565 more words

Stop waiting for an invitation to live your life

When I was 17, a boy I loved (who obviously did not love me), would disappear without a word, as he adventured off to weekend long music festivals. 625 more words