My first backpacking trip

We have all been there. We see something we like or someone doing something intriguing and we think “I could do that”. That was me. I had a coworker who had done backpacking trips when she was in high school and I was intrigued. “What do you mean you carry everything on your back?” “What […]

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Moving On

Ok. My last post was a bit of a bummer! Since this is Spring Break for us in education, I have had lots of time to think about my back country expedition issue. I found a solution! My friend and I will be doing the Rockwall Trail in July! I love all the pictures and […]

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Disappointments

What do you do when you are disappointed with how something worked out? I had my heart set on hiking the West Coast Trail this summer. I had been preparing, creating lists, researching, planning with my friend, starting a new workout routine, the whole works! But as things go sometimes, life doesn’t always give you […]

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Banff

Alright everyone, I have been missing for awhile.  A lot has been going on.  Being a teacher means I live a life of exhaustion, highs and lows.  Love my job, but it has been taking me away from the outdoors.  In the summer I have the pleasure of traveling to Banff, AB.  I haven’t been […]

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Outdoor Classroom

One of the things I love about being a teacher is learning new techniques and going to professional development sessions. Recently, I went to a PD session that looked at how to incorporate the outdoors in our classes and how to enhance nature literacy in students. What an amazing experience!  And I had the chance […]

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