©2018 Kari Carlisle Several weeks ago, I wrote about a fitness challenge I was starting in the post, Fit Enough to Bug Out. My workplace challenged all employees to walk/hike/run 50 miles in 50 days with a… Read moreMore Difficult Than I Thought
©2017 C. Henry Martens I love camping. Don’t you? The light through the trees, the clear water babbling through moss covered rocks, and hot dogs charred ever so slightly over a fire. What’s not to like? Well, a few things…. Read moreCamping Etiquette
©2016 Kari Carlisle I am busy. I’m sure you are, too. So many times I’ve wished I could afford to hire a personal assistant to do some of the tedious, time-consuming things that eat up my time. How much more… Read moreAI Can’t Get Here Soon Enough
©2016 Kari Carlisle In case you haven’t heard, this is a very special year. This is the year the National Park Service turned 100 years old. It’s just a number, you say? True. It’s just a number. It really doesn’t… Read moreAmerica’s Best Idea
©2016 C. Henry Martens I read with interest the article Kari published last week about trash around the lake she uses with her walking path. I found so many things within the text to be common to my own experience…. Read moreThis Bears Repeating
©2016 Kari Carlisle A little boy cries uncontrollably abut people who are “being rude to the planet” by littering and turning forests into roads. He wishes he were an adult now so he could yell at people and maybe even… Read moreStop Being Rude to the Planet!
© 2015 C. Henry Martens We Call it Gorp, But It’s Energy for the Trail I don’t buy commercial trail mix, and I hike a lot and need something to energize my feet on the trail. So the question becomes… Read moreEnergy for the Trail
©2015 Kari Carlisle Photo by John A Carlisle Photography ©2012 Scenario: You have survived the apocalypse. Yippee! Now you have to survive the post-apocalypse. Yikes. There is still a world of dangers out there, and you may have little or no access… Read moreSpiders and Scorpions and Snakes! Oh, My! Tips to Prepare for Venomous Bites and Stings