You are never too old…

A few weeks ago Target published a newly unveiled ad campaign for their activewear line, C9 Champion, in which it features real people of all sizes, abilities, and “ages.” The preface to the article stated, “An athlete is anyone who moves their body for the fun and thrill of moving it, regardless of size or ability,”…

This land is our land

The number of people speaking out and demonstrating against politicians’ efforts to take away our public lands just increased exponentially on July 27th when the outdoor industry mustered thousands of supporters to march in Utah in support of the nation’s public lands. This celebration of public lands, organized by the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), The…

Enjoy our public lands – while there are still some left

I don’t want to brag about this, but I happen to be part-owner of the finest collection of real estate in the world. My holdings consist of wild and scenic rivers, meandering mountain streams, snow-capped mountains and magical mountain passes, fishing ponds and swimming lakes, miles of grasslands and wildflower covered meadows, acres of desert,…

The struggle to keep America wild

Here we go again. Certain nefarious politicians are determined to grab our public lands back from us in order to create profits for their cronies or their state. And now they have their sights set on our National Monuments. This time it’s Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke who last week visited the Katahdin Woods and Waters…

Could this be a panacea for the stresses of today’s world

A recent study indicates that the current unsettled political climate, the threat of radical Islamic terrorism, and a rise in worldwide nationalism threatening the collapse of the European Union are stressing out people everywhere. The result of this tumultuous state of affairs is leading people to stress-induced eating and weight gain. A poll by the…