Why Do We Walk on a Hot Summer Day

I went for a walk the other day. It was hot, even by my southern standards. The mercury proclaimed the temperature to be somewhere in the mid-nineties. The density of sweat on the back of my neck suggested it was closer to triple digits (or thirty-seven for those who've long since abandoned the imperial system). … Continue reading Why Do We Walk on a Hot Summer Day

The AllTrails App: How one simple tool helped me discover hidden paths and secret trails in my backyard

The temperature was a comfortable, albeit cool, 61 degrees F as we reached our destination - a log cabin located in North Carolina's high country, which my dad and stepmom had rented for the week. The cabin's interior was a gorgeous open floor plan featuring exposed wood from floor to ceiling. The exterior ... well, … Continue reading The AllTrails App: How one simple tool helped me discover hidden paths and secret trails in my backyard

Lessons learned over one hot stove and several cooking classes

Food. Food is a magical thing. Though everyone who sits at a table will have a unique experience, we still refer to a meal as being shared. You can disagree about a particular taste and the other people at the table with an opposing view will actually support your preference so that nothing goes to … Continue reading Lessons learned over one hot stove and several cooking classes