Most summers, you’ll find us traveling – to hike, to camp, to bike and to visit family. There have even been some summers when we’ve traveled to ski. Not this year. This summer is the summer of puppy. Puppy Love? I haven’t had a puppy since I was in middle school. Our most recent beloved […]
Over the years, I’ve had friends who have suffered. Some have had miscarriages. Others have lost loved ones. Some have had health challenges and some have had children pass away. Over the years, my family and I have suffered, as well. There was the six month period when our 11-year-old was under investigation following a […]
Whether you call it graduation or commencement, spring is the time when we celebrate milestones reached by our children and young adults. Having recently attended a high school graduation, I found myself thinking about what I would say if ever called upon to inspire group of talented young people. This little bit of daydreaming resulted in […]
What is the Outdoor Mom Academy? The Outdoor Mom Academy is an initiative developed by Rebecca Walsh (Hike Like a Woman), Amelia Mayer (Tales of a Mountain Mama) and Susan Strayer (Mountain Mom and Tots). Their goal is to inspire and help moms (and dads) enjoy family outdoor adventure with greater confidence and skill with 6 weeks of […]
I saw this infographic back in February. There is some food for thought here. And remember, to paraphrase Humphrey Bogart, “we’ll always have skiing.” Thank goodness!