10 Ways Cutting out TV Improved My Life

Enjoying the Outdoors: I no longer feel the pull of the couch and my favorite show after dinner. Now when the weather is nice I can sit outdoors, enjoy the sounds of nature, and relax. Reclaiming my Weekends: Not watching TV means I free up four hours every night. Working just an hour and a…

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Divorce is Not a Dirty Word

If you read headlines regarding divorce you will conclude that the quality of marriages is falling dramatically and record numbers of divorces are ruining family life. Divorce will be seen as the big evil and something to be avoided at all costs. You may look back at bygone generations and the supposed idyllic marriages our…

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Actions>Words When Promoting Climate Science

Those of us who accept the scientific consensus on climate change are often flabbergasted by those who still deny the science. We think they must be ignorant of the facts, stubborn, or worse. How can they not cannot grasp the urgency of the situation, the risks to our way of life, and to life itself….

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Life’s Other Adventures – Moving on with kids part 1

Moving on post-divorce can itself be difficult. Add kids and the balancing act becomes exponentially more difficult. Jen and I shared our story with one of my amazing sisters. It was my sister Cassandra’s idea that we share this with you also. Dating with Kids Post-divorce, Jen and I both read articles on the dos and don’t…

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Why Hiking with a Romantic Partner is Great

In addition to all the reasons in our series on Hiking, Camping, and Relationships, there are some more things that make hiking with your sweetheart superior to hiking with friends. In no particular order, here they are: Going out of the way to make each other’s time special. While friends can certainly be nice, a…

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I’m Opting out of Christmas this Year

I’ve Joined the Growing Movement of those Opting Out of Christmas I’ve toyed with idea of foregoing the Christmas gift exchange for years. It actually wasn’t my decision, it was my children’s idea. It was me, as the parent, who gave the official sign-off on this family decision though. Why Would I Ever Consider Dropping Christmas?…

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Celebrating 3 months of existence, thanks for visiting!

3 months in, what we’ve accomplished Jen and I started this project 3 months ago after discovering we both have always wanted an outlet online to share our interest with the world. Why didn’t we do this before? Check out Jen’s series on relationships for more on that, I suggest you start at the beginning. Our web…

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Hiking, Camping, and Relationships: Installment 6

http://adventure-us.guide/wp-admin/edit.phpWelcome to our series of articles on Hiking, Camping, and Relationships. This is our sixth installment. If your starting out here you might want to go back and start reading at the first article here. Appreciation The importance of appreciation in a relationship is so often overlooked. As time goes by people often forget to share…

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Hiking, Camping, and Relationships: Installment 5

Welcome to our series of articles on Hiking, Camping, and Relationships. This is our fifth installment. If your starting out here you might want to go back and start reading at the first article here.  Supporting your Passions and Interests: We are fortunate in that we share many of the same passions and interests. I believe this…

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Life’s Other Adventures – Life After Divorce

There’s always a lot said about the evils of divorce and as a result it is viewed as something to be avoided at all costs. People will suffer for years, slowly giving up their hopes and dreams, and forgetting who they are, all to avoid the big D. I’ll say what I think others might be…

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