Sleep In The Dirt

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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Beyond My Own Four Walls

The Campfire Chronicles
As a Big Agnes ambassador, I jumped on board the whole #campfromhome idea, although to be honest, it seemed quite trivial when some heavier issues were transpiring rapidly in our world. I figured going through the motions couldn’t hurt, so I grabbed a tent and set it up.. Read the rest

The Odd Couple

The Campfire Chronicles
No I’m not talking about the hit TV show from the 70’s The Odd Couple, but my recent thru-hike of the John Muir Trail (JMT). Hiking with your complete opposite isn’t easy, but that’s what I basically did.   Read the rest