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Get Out of Your Box and Get Into a Boat!

March 25, 2019

Get Out of Your Box and Get Into a Boat!

It isn’t just the inherent beauty of our natural surroundings that make this area (and much of the planet) rather a gem, but the pockets of breath-taking beauty that are condensed in a relatively small area. Which is why I finally drug myself over to the famous, often praised oasis of the San Juan Islands this weekend.

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Finding my Bold Out West

September 26, 2016

Finding my Bold Out West

Sometimes you find yourself and your inner strength in the oddest places – for example a dude ranch.

When people asked me how I got to Colorado, the snarky answer is “Well, I drove over 2,000 miles.” The short, non-snarky answer is “a bad break-up.” 

While this is an over simplification, let me try to explain where I was emotionally before I decided to quit my well-paying professional job in Boston to go work a summer...

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December 17, 2014

Get Your Kids Involved in Outdoor Adventure Travel

It’s not just for adrenaline junkie adults; outdoor adventure travel is also great for kids.outdoor adventure travel



by Elisa Hindes

It’s no secret that many children today are leading more sedentary lives.  Things have changed significantly in the last generation.  Many of us grew up playing outside most of the day, but too often now kids are glued to the television, video games, or their smart phones and computers.  What better way to teach kids the importance of an active, healthy lifestyle...

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