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Kym's InstagramWhat part of the goal cycle is lacking for you? Most people are pretty good at one part, but routinely get stuck or lost at some point. Identify what part(s) you do really well on your own and which part(s) you need help with.These last few weeks of growing a human have felt like an invisible workout. It likes to sneak up on me and kick my ass without warning. I can be working really hard and no one can see it. Sometimes I have to remind myself how hard I’ve been working.Surprise surprise, the answer should be C. Yet I bet you’ve done one of the other scenarios.You can find me places!
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Life feels complicated and the world is going to hell in a handbasket. It’s so easy to despair. Why does camping make me feel better?
On day three we decided to make an igloo. It would be a fun way to spend a layover day. We were optimistic. Years ago I bought this thing: We’d tried and failed three times in past years. This time … Continue reading
It snowed for the first two days. Beautiful picturesque winter wonderland snow. We were so stoked to finally be on this adventure. We crossed two lakes (Ojibway and Triangle in the Superior National Forest). Then did a gnarly portage to the … Continue reading
Here we go! Last week I tested recipes: granola, meat cheese balls, hot cocoa mix… This week I assembled food I would never otherwise eat… This is seriously calorie dense food. We spent today buying fun new gear at REI and … Continue reading
If my vacation is miserable enough, life seems easier. Just kidding. Sorta. When I was a kid I cursed my parents for living in stupid boring frozen Minnesota. When I grew up I was leaving. Then I grew up and found … Continue reading
In the dark. Walking on the side of highway 61. At the end of our 19th day in the woods. After hiking the historic Grand Portage to Lake Superior. There was light. We looked down onto a field of parking … Continue reading
18 days and 238.5 miles we were finally done paddling. We had paddled and portaged in heat, illness, stillness, wind, snow, rocks and ice. There was just a measly 8 miles to walk to hot showers, cold beer, and toilet … Continue reading
Arrrrrrg. This story is daunting just to write. The last two days were so epically weak, so tragically hard, yet so stupidly simple, I can’t do it justice. It needs some good cinematography and a soundtrack. Perhaps David Attenborough could … Continue reading
Two years ago we stumbled out of the woods onto highway 61. Twenty days of marriage and deprived of just about all comforts except each other. It was the epic honeymoon trip that felt far more momentous than the ceremony. Last … Continue reading