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Snowman Disappearance!

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are now within a week of Spring and the snow is almost gone where we live. Sure, there can still be a snowstorm or two, but it seems appropriate to say goodbye to this winter’s snowmen and to plan for next winter’s snow creations. Enjoy the poem and the …

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Bob Eckstein, The Illustrated History of the Snowman, Outdoorzlife

Let’s build a snowman!

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the snow was tapering off one evening, my wife said to me, “let’s build a snowman!” Our latest snowfall only amounted to 4 or 5 inches on the ground. The snow wasn’t very packable and the resulting creation wasn’t our largest snowman. However, we played the cards that we …

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Embrace Winter!

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s cold and snowing…time to get OutdoorZ. Check out outdoors short stories and articles to keep you motivated: Winter Water Wonders, Grandma’s First Appalachian Trail Adventure, and The First Snow and Santa was not Thrilled. Visit the Top 10 List to see what people are visiting the most.


Plein Air Breathing

Reading Time: 6 minutes I pressed my face against the vents of my high-powered HEPA and carbon air filter to block out fumes of asphalt, laundry and paint. Wzzzzz Wzzzzz the filter whirled, calming my nerves as my lungs fought for air. Uhhggghhh, Uhhhgghhh. After swallowing my third double dose of Benadryl that night, …

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