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This Blog: We do it together

What is marriage? I think about this question a lot, probably more than Andrea knows, and likely not enough. The answer seems easy, right? Marriage is a union of two spouses, a legal arrangement and mutual faith that life should be spent together. But I often think about the parts of a marriage, the day to day reality. Ours is working, sometimes so hard that we come home cranky and have to drink a beer or a glass of wine…

Snowmobiling Lookout Pass via StuckinNorthIdaho.com

War Games: Nitehawk Airsoft and Paintball

Ever wonder what it’s like to play Airsoft warfare? For anyone who has played paintball before the idea is the same. But you’ve probably asked “How can you be sure you hit the other player?” For anyone who has never played either paintball or Airsoft you’re probably more interested in the level of pain involved. Well friends, I got a chance to explore both of those questions this past weekend when I was invited by my friend Greg to celebrate his dad, Bob’s, birthday which…

Camping along the St. Joe

With fires raging in Washington and a cold front pushing the smoke west into Coeur d’Alene it was nice to get away this weekend. Our area of refuge was a beautiful run of pristine river famous for Blue Ribbon Trout and it’s rich history in logging, mining and Indian trails. I’m talking about the St. Joe River which starts near the Lolo National Forest and cuts through the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. A little research on VisitIdaho.org is enough to perk…

Climbing 2,600 feet – Biking Bernard Peak

According to our 26th President "There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy, and its charm." I tend to agree with this rather ironic statement produced by the man who made a profoundly more-than-casual attempt at capturing the beauty of the wilderness with his words. Theodore Roosevelt was, among many other things, a writer and explorer who preached the value of living a strenuous lifestyle and was responsible…