Humiston Woods is one of the few places in Livingston County with natural hiking trails. Fugate Woods Nature Preserve near Fairbury is another. Visiting these places in the winter is one of my favorite things to do. It's a different experience hiking through the woods during the winter. In the summer time you can only … Continue reading Humiston Woods Nature Center
Once again it's winter here in Central Illinois and it's been awhile since I have been on the river. Things could be worse and I'm not complaining. The winter has been mild so far. I was lucky enough to get out on the river several times in December. January has proven to be more problematic … Continue reading My perspective on the advantages of Winter Pool Sessions.
Following Dan around as he paddles the Mighty Mississippi may seem familiar since I started following Dan around over 60 years ago. Dan is not only my brother but my very first friend and the person in my life I’ve depended upon for the longest time.
My 2019 "Glory Days" year in review. With the new year just starting, this is a perfect time to look back and see all the things that happened last year and dream about what's coming next.
The more I have thought about it, the more I have wondered what "My Fitness Pal" could tell me about my plan. Curiosity got the best of me and I decided to enter data into the app as if I was out on the river, eating the foods I plan to eat during the trip and paddling all day. The results were interesting and a little surprising.
The foods I have chosen probably won't be the same one you choose, but that's perfectly fine. There are a million choices and an infinite number of combinations when it comes to food. What you choose needs to be what works for you. I picked what works for me.
No! It's not a diet. The calorie counting that I'm talking about this week is counting how many calories I am likely to consume in a typical day during my trip down the Mississippi. The real concern is ... will it be enough?