Grateful

I hadn’t really intended to write anything about Thanksgiving and being grateful. Personally I think you should be grateful about something every single day. However the last week or so I’ve had a very trying week. And it’s been wonderful that even though I haven’t really felt up to getting outside, I’ve got some people… Continue reading Grateful

I absolutely love this! 

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

Sea Kayaking

One thing that really helps to get my butt out of bed in the morning, is when I’ve already paid for it.  Recently I bought a kayak and found that it wasn’t all that easy to learn simply from watching YouTube videos. Who knew? And since I’m used to paddling a canoe, let’s just say… Continue reading Sea Kayaking

Number 2 in the woods

Second solo trip to the backcountry!   What did you think I meant? This one was fantastic. Not that the last time wasn’t, but it was definitely much better. The weather was perfect, especially on the days I was paddling the kayak. Even the thunderstorm waited patiently for me to set up the tent and the… Continue reading Number 2 in the woods

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

I need a new name

Already?  Yeah, you know I really didn’t love the whole “If I can do it”, thing when I started.  But I felt like writing and that’s what popped into my head at the time.  But I have to admit, it bugs me.  It really really bugs me. You see, I’d intended to talk about some… Continue reading I need a new name