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The Most Important Question You’ll Ever Ask

Life is richer if we choose to see it as a vast adventure. Life is richer if we are guided by the right question.

The Art of Adventurous Living: The Siren of Longing

It’s easy to be tempted by the myth that the quality of an adventure rises in direct proportion to dollars spent and ...

A Welcome Ray of Light

To experience gratitude, we must acknowledge that we are not in control. We must admit that what is good often comes...

WHAT ARISTOTLE AND LAKE TROUT CAN TEACH US ABOUT ADVENTURE

When we're curious, we think more deeply, we travel more broadly, and we ask more probing questions. We're reminded t...

WANT TO BE MORE ADVENTUROUS? STOP SETTING GOALS

There’s plenty of evidence, both scientific and anecdotal, that goal setting is far less productive than many of us w...

Five Essential Skills That Schools Don't Teach

Parenting isn't easy. There’s no magic formula or cheat sheet. But there are a few tried-and-true lessons that have ...

Get Filthy. Doctor's Orders.

It seems a little counterintuitive that dirt can actually be good for us, yet it's true. Our modern obsession with cl...

Your kid needs a tree house (and you do too)

Many things today are better now than they were when I was a kid, but one thing isn’t: Childhood has moved indoors.

A River, a Dog, and a Cup of Tea

It was then, with the rain falling in sheets as we were heading back to the truck, that we finally saw our first trou...

WHAT THE TRAIL CAN TEACH US

Like many dads, I have come to realize that the answer to "Are we there yet?" will never be "Yes." Along with gravity...

Are Kids Getting Soft?

I want my boys to be resilient. I want them to have courage and inner-strength. They need challenges, and they need t...

Driving America's Blue Highways

Blue Highways is is the kind of book that makes you proud to live in a country that still has open spaces and forgott...
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