A scout is cheerful like a single candle lights a room, like a fire pushes back the night.
We paddled hard. We were exhausted, sweaty, and uncertain of our exact location. That outcropping of land...was that an island or peninsula? I'm pretty sure that's Canada on our left, and the US on our right, but that's only if I'm reading this map correctly and that spot of land is, in fact, an island. … Continue reading What does it mean to you?
After an intense and blistering heatwave, these last five days or so have been remarkably beautiful in northwest Missouri. Highs in the low to mid 80's, lows in the 60's, abundant sunshine, gentle cooling breezes....it's the type of weather that makes the outdoors just call to you. Sadly, for most of us in the working … Continue reading Let’s Go Play Outside
Be kind in all things. We all have ledgers in life. We do good things and bad things and they add up. Often times we can be misguided. We sometimes just don't know. The more kindness we show, the more kindness will be shown to us, especially when we may be wrong. You never know … Continue reading Be Kind
Stress. Anxiety. Inflammation. High blood pressure. A compromised immune system. Insomnia. Depression. Energy deficiency. These afflictions are a staple in modern life for most people. But what if there was a magic pill that could treat them all on at once? And boost physical fitness and stamina and give us better memories? How much would … Continue reading If you want to live a healthier and better life, science says to do this one thing:
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Similarly, your very first weekend camping trip or hunting trip or canoe trip falls from your Adventure Resume once you start really going on 'the Big Ones'.
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When you reach a certain age or level of thinking, you start to think about your legacy. What will you leave behind and what it will say about you. You don't have to be that old to consider it. You don't even have to have kids. Your legacy can be left to your community, to … Continue reading Will the grandkids look at you as a hero? Or with shame and disgust? We have a choice to make right now.
Take action! In an effort to sell of some amazing public lands, including miles of scenic river front access, Lawmakers are charging down a path to stealing our natural spaces and selling them to their wealthy friends and lobbyists. This comes at a time where a growing number of doctors are prescribing time in nature … Continue reading Don’t let them take our lands!