19 Reasons for this Outdoor Enthusiast to give Thanks this Thanksgiving We all get it. Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful. We’ve been reading lists most of our lives about what people are thankful for. Family, friends, food … these standards top almost any list. But have you ever considered what you are thankful […]
Sometimes life in the wilderness is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get. This particular night at my place on Roosevelt Lake in Outing, Minnesota was definitely one of those times. Never in a million years did I expect to witness this blockbuster event so up close and personal. […]
As our 60-ft. long catamaran, The Ocean Spirit, left Lahaina harbor I was as giddy as a 16-year old boy setting out for his first date with the head cheerleader. After all, I would soon be encountering an exciting new passion that reached depths I had never been taken before!
Feeding the Tarpon at Robbie’s Marina in Islamorada, Florida As I strolled down the dock, tin bait bucket in hand, I could almost hear the stomachs of about a thousand pelicans growling with hunger pangs. Their eyes followed me all the way to the end of the boards, anxiously waiting to see what would come […]
Despite all of the happy tales that prompted me to start this blog, the great outdoors aren’t ALWAYS kind to me. One of my earliest recollections of a “Clark Griswold” camping moment (you know, Chevy Chase’s character that couldn’t seem to do anything right in the National Lampoon movie) came when I was just 5 […]