Category Archives: adventure

Get Uncomfortable.

“Comfort is what keeps people mediocre.” Do any of us know what we can possibly do if we weren’t so afraid to fail? Advertisements

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Benefits of Risk Taking…Even on the Playground.

If you fall down, get back up. If you scrape your knee, get a Band-Aid.    Or don’t. Now go play like we used to do.

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What happens when the jellybeans are all gone?

“Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans”… or eating jelly beans.

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My husband left me; what should I do first?

Jim and I do a lot of things together:  We bike, boat, box  We kayak, cook, clean (actually, he cares more about the cleaning than I do)  We read, write, run (not fast, not far) So when he’s gone, it’s noticeable … Continue reading

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Outdoor must do’s for your child.

Canoe down a river squeaked in at #50; it’s my husband’s favorite. I like #6, #24, and #42. Take a look here and create a summer bucket list. Blog inspired by: Little Eco Footprints

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Paving the Purpose of the Path.

“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.” ―    Eckhart Tolle,    A New … Continue reading

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Pee Outside if you Really Really Have to.

When my daughters were growing up, the rule was:  “If you go out, stay out!” I had my own selfish reasons for not wanting to get them all bundled up only to hear them trying to break through the locked front … Continue reading

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Carrots, Eggs, and Coffee « Morning Story and Dilbert

“May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human and enough hope to make you happy.” via Carrots, Eggs, and Coffee « Morning Story and Dilbert.

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If you give a man a sign…

“I’m not in search of sanctity, sacredness, purity; these things are found after this life, not in this life; but in this life I search to be completely human: to feel, to give, to take, to laugh, to get lost, … Continue reading

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Snowscape 101

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