The leaders’ gold and silver medals rested on the side of the awards table unperturbed. “Fast Eddie” Rousseau, pacing the lead on a February day, was on mile 70 of the 2019 USA Track & Field (USATF) 100-Mile Nationals in … Continue reading
Every part of nature is amazingly beautiful. We are always excited to experience and sometimes watch how the rain falls, the snow stacks, and the sun rises and sets. While nature is beautiful and something all should experience, it’s also … Continue reading
More doctors might be prescribing outdoor recreational therapy instead of Xanax if the proposed federal legislation entitled the Outdoor Recreation Therapy for Veterans Act (HR 2435) passes. Studies are showing evidence that outdoor recreational activities can be therapeutic.
I met … Continue reading
Just because the weather is cold and snow is flying everywhere, it doesn’t mean that you have to stay cooped up inside the house until the temperatures rise. As an active person, there are plenty of outdoor activities that you … Continue reading
It was a typical fall morning in 2011 when, on the last steep hill of my daily hike, I felt like I couldn’t possibly take another step without passing out. The sudden and intense onset of extreme exhaustion made me … Continue reading
Lyme disease is now the fastest growing vector-borne disease in North America. The CDC has upped their estimate of new cases from 30,000 to 300,000 a year in the U.S. In Canada, where denial is still rampant, the government says … Continue reading
After a horse accident left me with a severe knee injury, I had to rethink a few of my extra-curricular activities such as: hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing just to name a few.
The impact from the horse threw me … Continue reading
It’s a beautiful winter day. You’re out in the country, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, stomping your way to, well, anywhere. As you’re climbing a low hill, your moving foot catches the tail of your snowshoe … Continue reading