This is it! We are finally here. Three years after making the decision to leave the world of finance and accounting and a year after finishing the Outdoor Adventure Naturalist program at Algonquin College, I am pleased to introduce you to KMS Outdoors.
The gallery above and the photos that follow are a handful of my favorites after spending two weeks in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park in late May.
“We could try an easy overnight camping trip. You know, Algonquin Park or something,” I said. I felt inspired by our early spring hike. My husband turned around and eyed me with a sideways glance.
…It was just another night With a sunset And a moonrise not so far behind To give us just enough light To lay down underneath the stars Listen to all the translations Of the stories across the sky We drew our own constellations… Jack Johnson (In Between Dreams 2005) Stargazing as a kid meantContinue reading “Stargazing”
I learned to canoe in Canada so my “portage” sounds more French than if I’d learned in the States.
It has taken me some time – two and a half months to be exact – to write this post and for the longest time I couldn’t figure out why it wasn’t working for me. As I started to outline in a previous post, I had a lovely weekend paddling with Wild Women Expeditions back inContinue reading “Whitewater Canoeing with Wild Women Expeditions (Part Two)”
Before Wild Women Expeditions’ whitewater canoe clinic in June, I’d spent eight whole days in a canoe. Granted they were intensive: – In the middle of November 2012 (which included my wedding anniversary and my 35th birthday), I learned how to canoe properly and instruct canoeing at the same time. Thank you, Jill Baxter. –Continue reading “Whitewater Canoeing with Wild Women Expeditions (Part One)”
At the back of Shelter Valley Mobile Home Park in Newfield, New York sits single-wide trailer number 541 on the South Way. Growing up I knew it as 55 Shelter Valley Road. I haven’t been back there in years, but as a child it had to have been the best lot in the park.