Loch Lomond

All Aglow and Alive

Maybe the sun gave me the power / For I could swim Loch Lomond and be home in half an...

Highlands Sheep

A Place for Countryside

The National Trust for Scotland is an 83 year old charity set up for the preservation and conservation of Scottish...

Snowtrekker set up outside of Mew Lake

Day 4: Haul Out

Date: Monday, February 15, 2016 Weather: Partly cloudy, -6 degrees Celsius midday With temperatures hovering around -15 degrees Celsius, I slept...

Snowtrekker set up outside of Mew Lake

Day 3: Following Wolf Tracks

Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 Weather: Sun and clouds, -42 Celsius in the morning / -15 degrees Celsius at midday I shifted in...

first day of spring

Happy First Day of Spring!

Snowtrekker set up outside of Mew Lake

Day 2: Hauling in on the Rail Trail

Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016 Weather: Brilliant sunshine, high of -25 degrees Celsius Today was the day to hike the rail trail....

On Hobbies, Jobs, Careers, and Vocations

I sent this newsletter out late in January that referenced a blog post from Elizabeth Gilbert. That post continues to sit...

Book Review: Nature Cure

Or: Three Things You Need to Know about Richard Mabey’s Nature Cure   I had grand plans of writing a...

8 Women Who Inspire Me

I celebrate International Women’s Day 2016 by acknowledging and thanking those who have blazed trails ahead of me.  (Also proud...

MEC's TGV 2 Tent in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park

Review: MEC’s TGV 2 Tent

I bought Mountain Equipment Co-op’s TGV 2 tent two years ago over the Labor Day 2012 weekend, just before the...

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