Roars Outdoors Blog

July 1, 2019

It may have been a while since my last post, but I've added things to my life that have helped me feel fulfilled. I've got suggestions!

May 4, 2018

People my age and older (40+) are crushing it in outdoors sports and hobbies. But why aren't we fairly represented on social media? I'm sick of 20-something side boobs and butt cheeks on mountain peaks.

April 6, 2018

Capsizing in the Boundary Waters during a wind storm taught me much, including the fact that my marriage was over.

June 28, 2017

Camping with kids in tow can be tough. Sometimes they can really impact our own enjoyment of the wilderness. What can we do about that and why does it happen?

June 14, 2017

I started a female backpacking group for three reasons, all of which have been fulfilled. But in the process, I also found myself playing the role of "leader" and I love it!

June 5, 2017

REI has dubbed the Great Outdoors, "The World's Largest Level Playing Field." But it isn't level yet. Why not? Perhaps we women are a big part of the problem.

May 8, 2017

The pursuit of personal happiness should never be looked at as a bad thing. But starting over when you have a family can be tough on those you love.

May 5, 2017

For 99.9% of our time on this earth, humans were deeply rooted in nature. We don't just crave natural surroundings, we NEED it. Without it, we get sick.

May 3, 2017

I never planned on becoming a cop, but I found my way there anyways. It wasn't the right career for me, but the lessons I learned from it still shape who I am today.

May 2, 2017

When we combine our passions and skills into one portfolio, we are better able to envision new career possibilities that will bring us success and joy.

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