Things to know


Sports Nutrition Made Simple

by Andy Dappen Awhile back I listened to Maureen Boswell, a registered dietician and a health-fitness instructor, talk to Wenatchee High School athletes about sports nutrition. Maureen has written articles for... Read More...

Whiskered Wisdom

by Andy Dappen Big ears, big nose, big hair, big brain... listen to your four-legged Yoda. Few creatures live as fully or as transparently as a dog. That’s why friends I recently visited in British Colum... Read More...

Awe

by Andy Dappen A recent article in Parade Magazine discussed the power of awe in buoying happiness, healing psychological issues, and maintaining health. Some interesting quotes from the article: Awe is t... Read More...

Drinking a Pine so Divine

Disclaimer: Before bringing the kettle to a boil, know which tree needles you are brewing. Several trees are toxic - including ponderosa pine (such a shame considering its local abundance), common yew, and Norf... Read More...

Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Letter from a Raindrop

It is becoming that time of the year again. The weather is changing and Autumn is on it's way. To get in the spirit of a change of the seasons, check out this beautiful piece below (see link) by Glen Carlson. ... Read More...

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