Eleven-year-old city boys camping, ride bicycles freely as we once did, up and down the cul-de-sacs, no helmets, no curfews, no limits. Coming and going as they please, a first taste of freedom and independence. Mine comes in only to water and feed, dropping his bike at the base of the cabin.
During 27 years of marriage, we had long passed the point of taking each other for granted. It didn't help that we worked opposite schedules for so many years -- becoming almost alternating parents. In the past year, we've made a conscious effort to change that focus.
In my opinion there are three things that make for a good party: signature drinks, great food and beautiful decorations! Add a few of these tips below to this weekend's gathering and you're guaranteed to have the party everyone can't stop talking about.
Distance: 3.2 miles round trip; Elevation gain: 1,050 ft.
Mindful attention: Me overlooking the village of Sykkylven/ Norway. Photo by Stig Brekke. When the mind wanders, gently bring it back where life ...
Buried 1,120 feet below the mountain, you can't help but gaze in awe at the highest underground waterfall in the United States.
Some cities and rural areas can be more challenging because of the lack of workout studios, food stores, and healthy restaurants. However, California is one state where there are plenty of possibilities for people to stay in shape.
There's an heirloom of sorts sitting in my garage. It's not a necklace or a quilt, but something less traditional: a 15-foot Coleman canoe.
Summer is the time for traveling into the forest to hike, but for many of us, taking on a hike can be emotionally and physically challenging.
With a knife, some denatured alcohol and a little bit of courage, you can transform a 12 oz can into a great DIY camp stove that'll boil water in 5-6 minutes. We did it, and it's remarkably simple.
Fathers, feel you lost contact with your teenage sons and you would like to reconnect - and show them that there is more to Dad than they think, seeing you crumpled up in front of the TV at the end of a long working day?
New Brunswick, Canada, is a Travel Therapy favorite destination offering so many unique and authentic vacation experiences and now with the U.S., doll...
Our dreams are meant to be ingested, swallowed rather than dangled in front of us like the carrot that is just barely out of our reach. Our clever souls created this Happily Ever After possibility we have wished upon. Let's consume it so it can become a chapter in our story post haste.
There's so many places to eat -- you've gotta have your Tartine morning bun! Next you need to make sure you hit up the shops in Hayes Valley, see the street art in the mission, enjoy your guilty pleasure of chowder in a bread bowl from Fisherman's Wharf and most importantly, take an Instagram-worthy shot of the Golden Gate.
It was spring, and as I drove from O'Hare to Evanston I was struck by the beauty; of the blossoms, the psychic valence of the architecture, the light off the lake. What had I missed on my first tour through this middle earth?