winter first aid

Winter First Aid

I’ve written a number of pieces about how you can prevent the need for winter first aid such as layering,...

tree frog costa rica outdoor adventure show

Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show 2017

I’ve attended the Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show since 2012. 

snow cave emergency shelters

Emergency Shelters: Winter Edition

It’s the fear our non-outdoorsy friends and families have when we adventure during winter: what happens if you get caught...

blurred lines

Wordless Wednesdays: Blurred Lines

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...

2016 round-up

2016 Round-Up: Your Top 16 in ’16

THANK YOU. You’ve visited this site more than 26,000 times in 2016. You’ve liked, shared, and commented on Facebook. You’ve...

droplets winter camping checklist

Wordless Wednesdays: Droplets

Fall Mornings

Spend More Time Outside

Bumblebees hum while cows low in a distant field and I pick berries.

Happy Birthday, Jeff

You must be wondering why I’m posting autumn photos (and old, scanned ones at that) at the height of summer....

math and nature

Book Excerpt: Math and Nature

I have spent three decades talking with my dad about the radius, circumference, and area of the Ferris Wheel carrying...

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