1st solo trip – AKA Badass vs. Dumbass

Maybe the title is a bit much. But that pretty much sums up how I felt while I was out there.  I’ve heard people say that it’s amazing or “Badass”, to venture out into the woods alone.  I definitely felt as if I had a few great moments of badassery.  Is that a word?  It… Continue reading 1st solo trip – AKA Badass vs. Dumbass

Always an Adventure!

I tend to use this phrase a lot.  Life is always more fun when you view everything as an adventure, a learning opportunity, or stepping stone, instead of an obstacle or hurdle.  Yes, I’m that person: going into overtime at the end of the work day, the water heater springs a leak and the septic… Continue reading Always an Adventure!

In the beginning

So how does the story begin? It’s hard to say really.  When I was young I was always outside.  Typically found following my big brother around. I liked the outdoors. We had a huge forest behind our house and we always used to hop the fence to go swing on the vine over the big… Continue reading In the beginning