Category Archives: Outdoor Life

Best practices

I do my best writing when I’m not writing. Most of what eventually ends up on “paper” is written in my head while I’m doing something unrelated. Stepping away from a project always opens up that part of my brain … Continue reading

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Weeding and the Contemplative Life

I used to hate weeding the garden, especially as a kid in my grandfather’s veggie patch. (He was way too particular for my wandering attention span) When I finally had my own beds, procrastination was the name of the weeding … Continue reading

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Snowshoes and Sanity: Coming out the Other Side

After over a year of debilitating symptoms from Lyme disease, I’m back on my snowshoes, reveling in the crisp, winter air and snow-blanketed woods and fields. I started out with just 15 minutes of hiking a few days ago, and … Continue reading

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The Silence of a Snowshoe Hike

I’m an avid hiker, but winters can be long and cold here in the Maritimes. However, great snow cover and lots of sunny days make it easier to enjoy getting outside. I crave time spent in the fresh air. My … Continue reading

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