Posts by Kate

blurred lines

Wordless Wednesdays: Blurred Lines

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Recap: Banff Mountain Film Festival – Ottawa

You get goosebumps when you hear its theme music. You know that voice – the one that comes deep from Richard...

3 Lessons from my Second Year in Business

I have time. I have time to sit and think about how the previous year worked from a business perspective....

who do I want to be

Reflection: Who do I want to be?

Snippets of conversation overheard followed by derisive snorts and unflattering comments. Do I speak up now? Do I shield the...

lunenburg, nova scotia

Nova Scotia: Lunenburg and Peggy’s Cove

Russ and I set out on a spectacularly bright May morning to drive the backroads from Wolfville to Lunenburg.

StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath

Book Review: StrengthsFinder 2.0

StrengthsFinder 2.0 By Tom Rath 174 pp. Gallup Press. $25 CAD (online at or $15 USD (online at

Wordless Wednesdays: Totems of Bowen Park

Outdoor family: Snowshoe & Bonfire by Mt Hood Adventure

Resources for Your Outdoors Family

I receive the occasional question about providing more information for families on my site. I’ve avoided the outdoors family topic...

2017 budget

2017 Budget for KMS Outdoors

I need a budget to keep me on track during the year. I haven’t had one year the same as...

swiftwater rescue swimming

Book Excerpt: Unwinding after Swimming

I got off the bus back at the lodge and headed straight for the cabin. I didn’t want to be...

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