A Life Well-Lived: In Honor of My Outdoors Dad

my dad in the woods

Something incredibly significant happened in my life recently…my Dad finished his course in this world, and was welcomed into the Celestial City (as it’s called in Pilgrim’s Progress). One of …

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Camping Lovers’ Gift Ideas

camping lovers gift ideas

There are so many gadgets and gizmos out there. It’s crazy what people come up with. Crazy and creative! Here are some Christmas gifts ideas (or birthday, or Mother’s Day, …

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Mother-Daughter Dynamic Marathon Duo

race day pic

When I saw my friend Gail’s Facebook feed last fall and learned she and her daughter were running Twin Cities Marathon together, I knew I had to get their story. …

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Outdoor Volunteering for Families

outdoor volunteering girls

Outdoor volunteering is a perfect activity for families to do together. We recently were up in the far northern reaches of Minnesota for our family’s 4th Annual Woodcutting Extravaganza (I …

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Why Our Kids Need to Play Outside

kids play outside

While it’s important for us adults to get outside and be active, it’s even more important for our kids to play outside. There’s a growing body of research from all …

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Outdoor Volunteering

outdoor volunteers

A great way to get outdoors, stay active and help others is to volunteer for outdoor non-profits, government organizations and ministries. Outdoor volunteering opportunities are almost endless — certainly more than …

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