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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Hiking Camping and Relationships: Article 4

Welcome to our series of articles on Hiking, Camping, and Relationships. This is our forth installment. If your starting out here you might want to go back and start reading at the first article here. Mistakes: On camping trips, and in life, mistakes happen, we take the wrong trail, forget something, burn the food, spill water…

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Hiking, Camping, and Relationships: Installment 3

Welcome to our series of articles on Hiking, Camping, and Relationships. This is our third installment. If your starting out here you might want to go back and start reading at the first article here. Long Drives, quiet hikes, and no distractions for days: In everyday life we have millions of distractions, entertainment at our fingertips,…

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Hiking, Camping, and Relationships, Installment 2

Welcome to our series of articles on Hiking, Camping, and Relationships. This is our second installment. If your starting out here you might want to go back and start reading at the first article here. Setting up camp: How would setting up camp go with your new love interest. Would they sit back and let…

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Hiking, Camping, and Relationships: Installment 1

Hiking, Camping, and Relationships Series: Installment 1 A little over a month after we started dating, Patrick and I packed up my minivan, our four kids (6 and under), and our camping supplies, and set off on a one week camping trip. People told us that we were gluttons for punishment, that our trip would be torture,…

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