Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation, Quote of the day, Triathlon / 13.09.2009

“Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful (person) will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen” Thomas Carlyle ~ Scottish Historian and Essayist, leading figure in the Victorian era. 1795-1881) Photo by James Edward Mills from the collection "Ironman in shades of rosegold and bronze"...

Outdoor Recreation, Quote of the day, Triathlon / 09.09.2009

“Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.” There's some question as to who can be credited with this quote. Earl Wilson ~ a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1959-60, 1962-66), the Detroit Tigers (1966-1970) and the San Diego Padres (1970) (1934 –2005) Harold Wilson ~ British Labour politician (1916 - 1995) Photo by James Edward Mills from the collection "Ironman in shades of rose gold and bronze"...

Camping, Examiner.com, Outdoor Recreation / 08.09.2009

Camping is always a welcome alternative to a hotel room. Aside from being significantly less expensive, there’s something truly rewarding about the freedom you enjoy when exposed over night to the wonders of nature. It’s perhaps the departure from the routine of daily life that makes camping a favorite pastime for so many. Around the Madison area, throughout Dane County and across the state of Wisconsin there are dozens of campgrounds for residents and visitors to enjoy. David Giroux works for the University of Wisconsin System. This summer he took...