November 2021 : Long Awaited Hikes

#38 of my 2021 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Prairie Loop, Hiking Club and Villa Maria Loop Trails, Frontenac State Park This hike took place on the traditional territory of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. I respect the histories, languages and cultures of these peoples, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant and changing communities. To learn more … Continue reading November 2021 : Long Awaited Hikes

An Unexpected Invitation

#24 of my 2021 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: John A. Latch State Park, Altura, MN I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Sauk and Meskwaki, Wahpeton, Waazija (Ho-Chunk / Winnebago) and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. There … Continue reading An Unexpected Invitation

Beauty from a Mining Past

#18 of my 2021 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Galloping Goose Trail, Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ, and Mdewakanton. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. Trash Collected: 1.4 pounds Stopping … Continue reading Beauty from a Mining Past

History and Beauty : Road Tripping Again

#16 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Hiking Club Trail, Charles A. Lindbergh State Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Mdewakanton, Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. Sometimes an adventure drops in your lap … Continue reading History and Beauty : Road Tripping Again

Spring Ephemeral

#12 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Hidden Falls, Beaver and White Oak Trails, Nerstrand Big Woods State Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Wahpeton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. To learn more about the tribes and these lands, please follow the links provided. Taking hikes seems to … Continue reading Spring Ephemeral