Where getting lost is part of the adventure… and finding your way home a pleasant surprise.

What’s Wrong With People?

What’s Wrong With People?

What is wrong with people? Saturday, my friends and I pulled a truckload of trash out of the woods. This particular pile showed up near a favorite camping spot over a year ago and has been bugging me ever since. Jason was at the illegal dump site when we arrived. He...
Nora’s Foray

Nora’s Foray

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Unsettled Weather

Unsettled Weather

  The end of summer is collapsing into a cycle of unsettled weather. A hot day with clear blue sky will suddenly cloud up and let loose a torrent of rain. The night will go black and crack open in streaks of lightning, thunder echoing and rolling across the...
Roast Bacon Wrapped Chanterelles

Roast Bacon Wrapped Chanterelles

Fall mushroom season is just around the corner. Soon we will be tromping through the woods and, with a little luck, collecting buckets full of chanterelles. There is no better way to conclude a successful foray than to sit around a fire eating roasted bacon wrapped...
Rueben Handpie

Rueben Handpie

  Last camping trip, we made reubens in the pie irons. They were fabulous! Ingredients rye bread oil, butter, or lard thin sliced corned beef 1 small can sauerkraut horseradish sauce Swiss cheese   We preheated the pie irons over hot coals while assembling...