Cagles Mill Lake Paddling Trip

I finally made it onto the water. After receiving and placing on our boats the non-motorized lake permits covered in earlier articles, we headed...
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Indiana’s Longest Bike Trail: The Cardinal Greenway

The Cardinal Greenway, at just over 60 miles, is the longest span of recreational bike trails in Indiana. This rail to trail system takes...
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Geocaching – A Beginners Guide

Are you a Muggle? If you are or don't know if you are, you need to read this beginners guide to geocaching. What is geocaching...

High Water is not a Playground

Attention men and women between 15 and 30 years of age: you are not a whitewater paddler! Oh, a few readers might be part of...
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Scratching the itch of Poison Ivy

Poison ivy is one of the most widespread plants in Indiana and certainly the one that causes the most misery. The irritation caused by exposure...

First Aid Important When You Are Clumsy

Because of yet another self-inflicted minor pocketknife injury, I was just forced to break into my voluminous first aid kit. While standing there trying...
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2015 Outdoor Gift Guide

It's "Black Friday" and that means it's time for shopping!!! One of the most common questions we get is the "My husband/wife/boyfriend/girlfriend/etc is 'outdoorsie' and...
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Time to have your hide tanned?

Tucked away southeast of Kokomo, on the Howard Tipton County line, is a thriving business that grows larger with each passing year. But don’t...

Is it the End, or the Beginning?

I’m sitting here pounding away at the keyboard in my home office several days before you actually read this message and, darn it, the...
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Two Hour Wilderness: Big Walnut Preserve

To borrow the words of singer/songwriter Bob Seger, I had grown tired of my own voice. That was the only possible reason to explain why...