HEY we camped every month for a year, starting in July 2016, when we had just returned from a great trip to Glacier National Park. We’re going to look at our accomplishment through a few lenses. Starting with: lenses! Every month, right here: one photo, as shared in real-time on Instagram. June 2017: The challenge is a little different, this month. #campeverymonth #hellooooocanada A post shared … Continue reading Camped Every Month
Our Camp Every Month challenge continues: we winter-camped two weekends ago! This was my third time ever, and our second time this winter (the first, if you’re being literal, as our first time was in December before the solstice). For the most part, we enjoyed our Saturday-to-Sunday adventure, and learned a few things, as well: Staying hydrated We chose a park with only backpack-only sites. So, … Continue reading Would Survivorman Approve?
It’s been quiet here at arahbahn.com. Almost as quiet as it was at the above campground, last Saturday night! My writing has not been flowing but the activity has been real. Up soon: a post of my recent exploration with mudras. What have I been up to? Camp -and see Cooper- every month We’re up to the 5th month in our year of sampling a night … Continue reading Camping in November
We’ve made it just 3 months into our objective of camping once a month for a whole year, and this time we got WET! Really wet. Ah, this brings me back to some memorable experiences: Take my 5th grade class trip. The recipe included: Olympic peninsula, leaky platform tent, cotton sleeping bag. By morning, the idea of a sweat lodge – we were camping near a historical one … Continue reading Danktrip 2016
So, summer’s over, at least per the calendar. Here’s what I was thinking about as Labor Day weekend wrapped up: We were tough … for awhile We finally put my little AC unit into the bedroom window! Hot, wet summer + fall pollen = misery, even for me. These last few nights have been very nice! Welcome to the Hotel Stevens Street. The house was … Continue reading Zzzz, zoom and oink
Vacations for me usually include at least two of the items below: An escape from the frigid Minnesota winter An escape from a frigid Minnesota winter to someplace even more snowy because winter + mountains = better and usually not as cold plus great skiing Discovery of someplace new and likely far away, to open our eyes to new cultures, ideas and foods A reunion with family, usually at … Continue reading Oohs, ahhhs, and amazed gapes