Plan carefully, and plan to succeed. Do the workouts, study the maps, organize the gear. Ask God to guide your… Read more Lessons Learned from Summer Adventures
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”