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Winter Wildland Alliance’s 10th Annual Backcountry Film Festival

For Valentine's Day this year I wanted to do something different, but because of Kyle's work schedule planning things on Fridays and Saturdays has become increasingly difficult. Thankfully I read the paper most days and saw that the Winter Wildland Alliance's 10th Annual Backcountry Film Festival is this Friday at the Eagle's. Win. [caption id="attachment_2155" align="alignnone" width="625"] source[/caption] The festival is showing nine films this year, ranging from about 5 to 20 minutes in length and covering destinations from around the globe including Alaska, Patagonia…

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…

Third time’s the charm: Marie Creek

Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. - F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great GatsbyDo you guys have a hike or a walk that you do over and over but never really seem to advance on? For us, that's been Marie Creek.  We have hiked this trail two other times (here and here) and got to the same spot both times. Never made it beyond the creek. Until now... I think I expected the trail to…

This Weekend: Top 5 things you need for Cougar Football Saturday

You guys, this is an extra special This Weekend post. Why? Because this weekend marks Wazzu’s first home game of the season and I (the lucky girl that I am) will be sporting my crimson and gray at the new and improved Martin Stadium. Go Cougs! In honor of this very special weekend, I bring you my first attempt at a link-up with one of my favorite blogs, Venus Trapped in Mars. Without further ado, here’s my… Tickets I feel…

August in North Idaho

Hola amigos, long time no see. Let me first apologize (yet again) for my absence lately. I know it's been a week or so since my last post and that's super lame. I've been severely lacking in the creativity department and even more so in motivation. So even though I wasn't physically on vacation (dang it!) I needed a little mental break from the blog. Time to focus on the job that actually pays the bills and just relax when…