Up here in Canada, this coming weekend is variously known as the May 2-4 weekend, May Long Weekend, or (officially) as the Victoria Day weekend. Regardless of what you call it, the long weekend in May has always been the traditional start of camping season. And for me, that means it’s time to get back to work on this blog.
Things have been quiet around here for the past 12 months, but that doesn’t mean I’ve abandoned my attempt to turn my kids into nature-loving adventurists. If anything, this past year I’ve made more strides, and as they’ve got older, we have also been on more adventures. Summer 2015 took us to Dinosaur Provincial Park, to the North Saskatchewan River for fishing, and just generally out of the house and into nature as often as I could manage it. I still plan on talking about some of this stuff on here as well, because there are lessons that can be learned from success, from failure, and from looking back and thinking critically about the things you’ve done. That means talking about gear, talking about places we’ve had our adventures, and maybe even a post or two about recipes and cooking, since food is ALWAYS a big part of travelling for me. Continue reading “It’s That Time of Year Again”