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{Outdoor Life} highest point in North Dakota

{Outdoor Life} highest point in North Dakota

After running the Mickelson Trail Half (or should I say “plodding along”?) we had planned some fun family activities. One of those activities was conquering the highest point in North Dakota. It was a fun “highest point” as it was a whopping 357 foot climb and less than a mile. The trail is called White Butte and it’s a whopping 3,507 feet high. Since we live at 5,300 feet, it was still lower than our daily lives. The path was…

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{Travel} Planning for Home Educators

{Travel} Planning for Home Educators

In my 15 years of home educating, we have invariably taken at least one trip per year that includes Field Experience. We always plan it on “off months” when most school kids are in school during the day, making the most of time without crowds. First, what is Field Experience? For most professions, Field Experience is practical application of what a student has learned in the classroom. For us, Field Experience is similar: we study something in the classroom, and…

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