Perhaps you’ve heard of Forest Kindergartens. At these schools, children play outside for at least half of the school day,… Read more 8 Ways to Savor Spring Right Now
When Dustin and I first got married in 2010, we expected to spend a majority of every summer working in… Read more Our Family Trip to Southern Colorado
My family loves Interstate State Park, and we once again were amazed with the glacially-impacted landscapes. Today we started in… Read more Interstate State Park, Part II
From the ages of 5 to 25 I didn’t put much thought into how I tied my shoes/boots. Bunny ear,… Read more Do You Use the Hiker’s Knot?
Nothing says FAIR SKIN like discovering sunburn after a completely overcast day. You know, one of those days when the… Read more I’ve Got Sunburn on a Cloudy Day
With its glacial potholes, well-known rock formations, and trails on the National Scenic Ice Age Trail, Interstate State Park (in… Read more Interstate State Park, Part I
Today’s mid-April blizzard has me looking forward to summer hikes. Not that I don’t love a good winter hike…in its… Read more The Life-Changing “Bug Bandana”