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Wrong Turns and Strange Precipitation: Camping at Sand Ridge State Forest

Good morning camping at Sand Ridge State Forest

In early April I drove a couple hours south to Sand Ridge State Forest to spend a night alone in one of the back country camp sites. I got a little lost on the trails, dealt with some unusual weather, and had a wonderful time by myself in the woods. Read on for the full story.

Car-Camping at Loud Thunder Forest Preserve

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Life has been pretty stressful over the last few months for Clarissa and I. We’ve had a lot going on, and as the wedding approaches, she’s been getting a little stressed about elements of that. This has meant that I’ve been getting stressed out over them. We decided to take last weekend off from responsibilities and do a weekend of… Read more »

Camp Etiquette 101

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Since Clarissa and I are planning to camp along the Mississippi River this weekend, I’ve been thinking about the variety of people I’ve run into during my adventures. So many of these people were Boy Scouts in my youth. As I’ve gotten older, this isn’t the case anymore, but I’m often reminded of my scouting experience. Regardless of what we may think about… Read more »