Sleep In The Dirt

Homegrown Adventure

The Campfire Chronicles

For most of my adult life, I have been able to travel and adventure all over the world. This year has been a unique experience to say the least with little travel, but plenty of homegrown adventure. The pandemic slowed the pace of our constantly moving lives, and we were

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Adventure Seeker

The Campfire Chronicles
We started hiking around 1p.m. on a sunny afternoon, our packs stuffed to the gills for an overnight fly-fishing mission, pun intended. The destination - a couple of lakes in the Holy Cross Wilderness of Colorado.   Read the rest

Think Globally, Act Locally

The Campfire Chronicles

Public lands are like family and for me, they play those same archetypal roles. From the wise grandparents that encourage you to pause for reflection to the strict parent that insists you follow the rules and respect the order of life. The loving aunt who cares for you, reminding you

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How We Overbet the River

The Campfire Chronicles

 

It was hot and sticky, Minnesota in mid-July. Our two Alpacka rafts and oar-rig raft were beached on the shoreline. We were camped at the tip of a small island in the Cannon River, which snakes through the Southeast part of the state, eventually joining the Mississippi.  

My oldest

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