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    Fishing Trip Tradition I Hope Never Dies - 2019
    June 21, 2019
    Exploring, Fishing
    I just returned home from my annual fishing trip, and what an awesome trip...
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    Guest Post: My First Fishing Experience; What An Adventure!
    April 26, 2019
    Exploring, Fishing, Guest Posts
    My First Fishing Experience; What An Adventure!A guest post written by Fishing Guy I was...
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    Guest Post: Mountain Careers Is Changing The Job Market In Mountain Towns
    March 29, 2019
    Exploring, feature post, Guest Posts, Winter Outdoors
    MOUNTAIN CAREERS IS CHANGING THE JOB MARKET IN MOUNTAIN TOWNSHow a job board is...
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    A Christmas Tradition For My Outdoor Family; Twas The Night Before Christmas Outdoors
    December 15, 2018
    Camping, Exploring, Family Stuff, Hiking, Winter Outdoors
    It was just a few days before Christmas 2017 and I had some time...
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    Snowshoe Season Is Coming...Are You Ready?
    December 6, 2018
    Exploring, Family Stuff, Hiking, Winter Outdoors
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    Nature Is My Psychiatrist; My Form of Release
    October 30, 2018
    Exploring, Hiking
    What do you do for release when life gets tough? Sometimes, life can seem...
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    The Outdoor Soul's Family Fall Color Tour 2018
    October 21, 2018
    Exploring, Family Stuff
    As I have stated before, many, many times, fall is by far my favorite...
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    11 Breathtaking Fall Color Tours in Michigan, Including The Ultimate Detroit Downtown Fall Color Tour
    September 30, 2018
    Exploring, Family Stuff
    As we inch closer and closer toward my favorite time of year…peak fall season...
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    Fall Hiking Season Is Just Around the Bend
    September 18, 2018
    Exploring, Family Stuff, Hiking
    Well, here we are, folks. The stifling summer season is winding down and autumn...
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    Hiking Mistakes That'll Cost Ya': A Labor Day Adventure
    September 6, 2018
    Exploring, Hiking
    What an awesome holiday weekend it turned out to be...well, for the most part....
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    Trail Brews - Breweries of the North Country Trail - Michigan's Lower Peninsula
    August 21, 2018
    Exploring, feature post, Hiking
    This one is for all of you thirsty hikers out there. If you're anything...
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    Yoopers For A Weekend at Tahquamenon Falls
    August 6, 2018
    Camping, Exploring, Family Stuff, Hiking
    I have to say that I was a wee bit nervous and a touch...
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    Climbing Adventures at TreeRunner Adventure Park
    July 24, 2018
    Exploring, Family Stuff, feature post
    Good morning...and what a beautiful morning it truly is. I have to say that...
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    Hiking Hocking Hills and Camping Hullabaloo
    June 29, 2018
    Camping, Exploring, Hiking
    What do you usually think of when you think about traveling through Ohio? If...
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    Father's Day Bike Ride on the Southern Links Trailway in Central Michigan
    June 19, 2018
    Exploring, Family Stuff
    Ahhh, Father’s Day. Dad’s Day. A day for us guys, that have kids of...
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    Pesky Pests of Northern Michigan
    May 31, 2018
    Camping, Exploring, Family Stuff, Hiking
    In preparation for my youngest daughter’s first camping trip, I began thinking about what...
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    Michigan Weather Is Ridiculous
    February 6, 2018
    Exploring
    Living in southeastern Michigan during the winter is a roller-coaster of different weather patterns,...
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    Is Storytelling Dead?
    January 23, 2018
    Exploring
    I am despondent, doleful, woebegone, heartbroken even. I consider myself a teller of tales,...
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    A Different Perspective Can Provide Possibilities
    January 16, 2018
    Exploring
    Sometimes I forget about the entirety of the world around me. My personal issues...
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    A Look Back On 2017 and A Look Ahead On 2018
    January 5, 2018
    Exploring
    What a year it has been! Full of all kinds of surprises, adventures, obstacles,...
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    Nature-Deficit Disorder - Our Children Need More Nature
    December 21, 2017
    Camping, Exploring, Family Stuff, feature post, Hiking
    Nature-Deficit Disorder? Is this for real? Actually, as a father in today's day and...
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    No Matter the Cost...I Will Not Give Up
    December 11, 2017
    Exploring
    It seems so long ago. This is delightfully surprising to me, especially because everything...
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    Ever Experienced An Aerial Adventure Park? - The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield, Michigan
    November 9, 2017
    Exploring
    A few months back, my wife and I had elected to take part in...
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    A Self Defining, Soul Searching Adventure on Bishop Lake
    September 13, 2017
    Exploring, Hiking
    I want you to do something for me. Stop.  Stop whatever you’re doing.  Right...
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    GYLBO?!?
    August 23, 2017
    Exploring
    So, I bet you’re wondering…what the heck is GYLBO? Well, it stands for Get...