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Water. It’s one of the most important things to bring along on a hike with you. But what type of container is just as important. Carry in, carry out is front and center. That’s why reusable containers are what we take. One-use disposable water bottles are not even an option. That takes us to consider… Continue reading Have Water, Will Travel…
You would think having been raised with two free-spirited Dutch parents who loved to camp, that I would be of the same mind when it came to outdoor adventuring. I am sad to report the answer is no, and in this case, the apple fell far, far away from the tree. I hate camping. Oh,… Continue reading Camping-i-tis
Surprises aren’t always pleasant. I got the unpleasant kind, the other day, when passing time with a few other patients in the waiting room of my ophthalmologist. The waiting room was dark, but I noticed a few people, two on one side, and two across from the door. I sat in the empty row, closed… Continue reading What Have We Become?
I am trying to pay attention to the ways nature speaks to us, specifically as the seasons change. All too often I’ve found myself completely oblivious of the sounds and sights and smells of nature when I hike or take a stroll around the block. It’s amazing how fast a season can sneak up on you… Continue reading Are You Paying Attention?