The Grumperson family lived on a nice quiet street in a nice quiet neighborhood. In their family, there was a mom, dad, daughter and son. Their nickname was the Grumpy Grumpersons.
I have cross country skis, and I enjoy a good winter hike in warm boots, but once in awhile Ol’ Man Winter dumps lots of snow on our area. When that happens, I strap on a pair of snowshoes and head... anywhere!
“Woof! Woof!” barked Cedric. Those darn cats were back at the fence. They sit there and stare at my dog, Cedric.
What are your holiday traditions? If you'd like to add more, or are just starting out and want to choose some new traditions, then this list may just get you inspired.
Do you believe in Santa? This is a story about the time I helped my little brother understand just how magical Santa is…
The holiday bird on your Thanksgiving table was probably plucked from a supermarket freezer bin. The frozen, plastic wrapped turkey may be convenient holiday fare, but Native Americans and early European settlers knew its ancestor, the wild turkey, to be useful for more than just food.
It was a glorious October afternoon when I met my first climbing woodchuck. As I strolled along the abandoned orchard admiring the reds and golds of leaves and fruit, there was a scuffle and a squeak ahead.
I don't know about you, but I never knew how creative I would have to be in order to squeeze in a little alone time with my spouse.
Fall brings many colorful wild fruits, and among them are pokeberries. Deep violet berries cling in a cluster that’s joined by pink stems. In the sunny breeze, they sway like pendulums.
If you are already an avid canoeist, you don’t have to give up paddling because you have kids. And if you aren’t much of a paddler but want to build some great family outdoor memories, there are plenty of ways to ease into canoeing with youngsters.