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The Art and Science of S’mores

A friend of mine sent me this awesome info-graphic about S’mores.  Don’t forget to take the family camping sometime.  Hope you enjoy! Advertisements

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My 5 Favorite Outdoor Websites

Looking for some helpful advice about the outdoors?  Maybe you’d like to learn how to cut down a tree or sharpen a knife or do some research for an upcoming camping trip.  Below, I’ve compiled 5 of my favorite outdoor … Continue reading

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George L. Smith Park

Are you looking for a great South Georgia retreat?  On our way back from Savannah, the wife and I stopped at George L Smith State Park.  The focal point of this park is the 412 acre lake, laced with cypress … Continue reading

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Pierce the Darkness: A Flashlight Review

Live prepared—you never know when darkness might find you.  As hunters, the pitch-black beckons us in the wee hours of morning and swallows us up at the closing dusk.  A good flashlight will guide our steps so we don’t turn … Continue reading

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Camping Tips – Part 3

As the weather warms up, many families seek an outdoor escape. Camping brings families together and creates those special memories.  What a satisfying evening: sitting around a dancing fire, roasting marshmallows and telling ghost stories.  Most can bear “roughing it” … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

With spring finely upon us, many will be heading outdoors to camp, fish, geocache or take a gentle stroll in the park.  Most states have a website dedicated to parks.  These sites play an invaluable role for planning that next … Continue reading

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Fire-Building 101

In my last article, I used tinder and fire to illustrate a spiritual principal.  For centuries, fire has played—and continues to play—an important role in our lives.  Today, many seek to return to simpler times and learn the basic skills … Continue reading

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Stepping Back in Time ….

This past Saturday, my son and I witnessed the day-to-day lifestyle of pre-1840’s pioneers and mountain men.  Men and women walked around in period garb, demonstrating the skills of that era.  We watched demonstrations on candle making, blacksmithing, Dutch oven … Continue reading

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Camping Tips – Part 2

Camping Checklist Welcome once again to the camping world.  Next time you plan that car camping trip, use this checklist.  I know from experience that it’s next to impossible to remember every item you will need.  Use my list as … Continue reading

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Camping Tips – Part 1

Here is a new series on camping tips.  I’ve found these to be very useful over the years.  I will continue to post this series over time, but please share your camping experiences or advice. Safety must come before everything.  … Continue reading

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