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This Is the American Bison

When we were out in Colorado, I came across a couple books about the American Bison (Bison bison), commonly referred to as a buffalo. Yes, bison are the American mammal, though they usually aren’t at the top of the list of

Posted in Nature, Uncategorized

Northwest Michigan Camping: Lake Michigan Focus

We have a friend coming this summer who wants to camp near Petoskey or Sleeping Bear Dunes. That got us hunting for a good campground. We really need to get Best Tent Camping: Michigan (2015). I decided to put a

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Sure, on Instagram I follow the biggies like Jimmy Chin, Chris Burkard, Corey Rich, Cory Richards, Keith Ladzinski, Andy Mann, Forrest Mankins, Konsta Punkka, Travis Burke, Paul Nicklen, Renan Ozturk, Tim Kemple, Andrew Marshall, Ben Moon, Jeff Johnson, Camp 4

Posted in adventure, Nature, photography, travel

|Books on Parenting

The following books on raising children have caught my attention. People have either recommended these to me, or I’ve found them along the way. Time to fire up the inter-library loan request webpage. Nature Closer to the Ground (Tomine) Last

Posted in adventure, books, family, life, love, Nature, relationships

|Web Round-up

I haven’t posted any links for quite a while, so here you go: Adventure & Travel Father Plays Best (Neville, Outside) Why the U.S. Will Never Be Bicycle Friendly (Steele, Outside) Our Type of Traveler: Chris Burkard (Travel Channel) How

Posted in adventure, economy, environment, family, food, health, history, Nature, photography, psychology, relationships, travel

|Bird Interrupted

On my walk this morning, I found a baby bluejay with a broken leg (picture 1). I went home and got a shoe box and a towel to retrieve it. When I got back to it 10 or 15 minutes

Posted in birds, Nature, video

|Web Round-up

It’s been a long time since I posted links. Here is the collection that’s been growing in my notebook (categories are arbitrary and over-lapping): Architecture Weekend Cabin: Innermost House, California (Casimiro, Adventure Journal) Seattle aPodmonts (Nellemann, Tiny House Blog) 11

Posted in adventure, bikes, birds, communication, culture, economy, education, environment, family, finances, food, gear, health, human rights, life, love, movie, Nature, poverty, psychology, relationships, shopping, social activism, sports, sustainable living, technology, travel, video

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