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The Beauty of Device-Free Days

Janell Burley Hofmann | Posted 06.19.2014 | Parents
Janell Burley Hofmann

As much as these days are a ritual designed to connect us, they too are a lesson in mindfulness. A reminder of the present moment, an inventory of what we have, how far we've come and to whom we owe at least a few hours of gratitude.

Nature Gone Wild: 98 Hikers Stranded Overnight At Popular Hawaii Trail

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green

One hundred and twenty-one Hawaii hikers found themselves in trouble on Sunday night when rain swelled Hanakapiai stream along Kauai’s popular Kalal...

PHOTOS: The World's Top 10 Treks

Smithsonian | Posted 07.22.2012 | Travel
Smithsonian

The fact that people still opt to walk today, in the age of the wheel and the combustion engine, tells us there is something virtuous and irresistible about plodding.

Summer Begins! 5 Ways to Enjoy Free National Parks

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | Travel

Tuesday is not only the longest day of the year, the solstice, and the official start of summer, but also on of the few days a year that the National ...

View From the Top: 10 Transcendent LA Vistas

Trazzler.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Trazzler.com

The thrill of rising above the smog and sprawl and teeming humanity is a natural antidote to the stupor of urban drudgery. Luckily for Angelenos, stairs lead up and highways wind into the hills.