Microadventures Series : What’s A Microadventure?

This natural staircase is within a mile of my house so it's easy to get in some elevation change. The added bonus is that I also get a great view of the Mississippi River. As I've been thinking about how to reframe my idea of what adventure means to me in our pandemic impacted world, … Continue reading Microadventures Series : What’s A Microadventure?

Earth Day 2020

#16hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: West River Road Parkway and Winchell Trail, Minneapolis Trash Collected: 8 pounds This year Earth Day looks much different than I expected. It's the 50th Anniversary of the day which calls for celebration. My original plans were to host a clean-up hike with friends, including my Women Who … Continue reading Earth Day 2020

Slowing Down

I don’t know about you, but I’ve slowed down a lot lately. I’m trying to be intentional about how I move through my day. It’s self care for sure. It’s also because I feel like our world is asking us to slow down. To pull back from the rush. To refocus on what is most … Continue reading Slowing Down

Gear in Review: 11th Essential Options for Outdoor Stewardship

On April 22, 2020 we will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. It's hard to believe that even with this annual reminder that our beautiful blue marble in the universe needs special care, we continue to struggle with the impact we have on it. Notably now the impacts of our presence are being … Continue reading Gear in Review: 11th Essential Options for Outdoor Stewardship

I Went Camping Last Night

I did. Before you get all uppity, I did it right outside my back door. In my back yard. Women Who Hike is hosting a weekend of Stay at Home camping. I'd done an indoor camp at home a week ago, but it wasn't quite the same. This time I talked myself into setting up … Continue reading I Went Camping Last Night