Challenges and benefits

I’ve been having fun lately tinkering with videos.  I’m not really sure what people like… Videos?  Pictures?  Text?  I’m just going with what I like doing, and I’m hoping that it’s helpful somehow.  I plan on doing my thing regardless, being authentic and whatnot; but I always welcome feedback 😊 (and questions! I’m working on… Continue reading Challenges and benefits

Hike to the Crack

I think this post may just be all about the pictures. In my last post I decided to do something different and I featured each campsite I stayed on in a video. The hike to the Crack was so pretty, I’m not sure pictures or a video would do it justice. And besides, it was… Continue reading Hike to the Crack

A week in Killarney

Recently I decided to take the week off work to go to Killarney. I stayed for seven days and six nights. I had two nights on George Lake, two nights on OSA lake, and lastly two nights on Killarney lake with a hike to The Crack! (The Crack deserves a whole post of it’s own!)… Continue reading A week in Killarney

Easy in Algonquin

This last trip was a trip I had planned for some time now.  It wasn’t all easy, but we’ll get to the reason for the title later. Ever since I took the Trip Leadership class through ORCKA, I’ve wanted to visit Canoe Lake in Algonquin. I did a small project on Tom Thompson and have… Continue reading Easy in Algonquin

Safety first!

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a big advocate of pfd’s… heck any safety measures depending on what you’re doing.  I even wear climbing gear when I climb certain trees 😊 I know some people laugh at the idea and I guess to each their own, but admittedly I’m not very comfortable paddling with folks… Continue reading Safety first!

Dog food for the backcountry

I think I’m having one of those days. You know those days when everything seems to be a little bit harder. When you second-guess yourself a little bit more. You get more bad news. And when you just want to go home and crawl under the covers and stay there until 2025. I won’t get… Continue reading Dog food for the backcountry

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