Lessons from the Fire

Lessons from the Fire

Lessons from the fire What can we learn about life from rebuilding a fire that has nearly gone out? Do the steps to rebuild a fire sound similar to the steps you can take to rekindle passion for your spouse, your church, your job or an abandoned hobby? I’ve spent many...

Why Do You Hike?

Why Do You Hike?

Getting down to the roots of a thing Why do I love to hike? I get this question a fair amount—sometimes in the form of “Are you crazy?” That usually happens when I sleep on the ground by the fire in the snow or when I stay for three days in a downpour and don’t go...

A Beautiful “Do Over” Moonlit Night

A Beautiful “Do Over” Moonlit Night

"Our favorite time of light when the sun kisses the night" “Fighting is terrible but at least you get to make up,” someone said to me once.  I’m not a big fan of this idea but when making up follows real resolution, I’m all about that.  Still seated in the...

9 Ways to Decorate Your Camp Site

9 Ways to Decorate Your Camp Site

Decorating Diva 🙂 What? Decorate? Who knew? Come on guys - tell me the truth. How many of you knew that pitching a tent was considered decorating? Or maybe I'm just the only guy that didn't get this. My Honey and I used to fight or at least be at odds over setting...

Three Keys to Recovering Your Energy

Meet me at the edge of the world - where the dirt road ends On the flip side of all that productivity talk I shared yesterday is the need for recovery.  My rope gets tied in knots so to speak and my ends get burnt and frayed. There’s all kinds of stuff...