I continued to take in the shifting landscape, now filled with mountain peaks in the distance and ranches along the highway.
In the fall of 2022 I embarked on, what seemed at the time, a grand adventure as well as a bit of a crazy idea. I'd head west solo, driving from Minnesota to the southwest U.S. to visit family and friends. Nearly 2,000 miles in four days. Four days of 8+ hours of driving. It's … Continue reading Big Adventure : Road Trip West Pt. 1
A Moment of Reflection It's been five years of telling my adventure stories. When I wonder where all that time went all I have to do is look back through all the photos to remember. I'm grateful to those who have found something in reading my perspectives on what adventure means to me. To think … Continue reading 5 Years of Adventures : A Reflection
#25 of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Parnell Tower and Spruce Lake Bog, Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Bodwéwadmi (Potawatomi), Myaamia, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Oma͞eqnomenew-ahkew (Menominee), and Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk). I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and … Continue reading Summer Adventure : Exploring in the Kettle
#18hike of my 2022 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Tumbled Rock Trail, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI Camping: Hipcamp at Breakaway Stables, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin This hike and camping took place on the traditional territory of the Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo), Peoria, Sauk and Meskwaki, Myaamia, Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk), and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to … Continue reading Wisconsin : Devil’s Lake & A Stable Stay