July 2016
    the be adventurous issue
 
Bringing down walls

"Think outside the box."

How many times do you think you've heard that phrase? A dozen? A hundred, maybe? Even more? Usually, it's said in reference to problem solving; th...


Adventures in Paris

Paris: the city of lights and of love. In my experience, both are accurate descriptions of this place. I was lucky enough to study abroad in Paris for almost three weeks, and i...


Remembering her roots:

Danielle Ta'Sheena Finn, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and native of Porcupine, ND, was busy and content in obtaining her law degree at Arizona State Univers...


Adventure is our business:

Jennifer Morlock has "adventure" literally written on her business card. But the co-owner of Dakota Cyclery Mountain Bike Adventures in Medora, N.D., wasn't always a risk taker....


Wonderful white water

When you think of the words "white water", what mental image do you see? Frothy waterfalls and getting wet? Rubber rafts hot to the touch from the beating sun? Enjoying a lazy d...


Alcohol inks - A must try for any artist

I have done many crafts over the years and have found many things I really enjoy doing. It wasn't until I started playing with alcohol inks that I discovered as an artist you ne...


Buffalo Commons Brewing Co.

I am a woman and I love beer. So do many of my girlfriends. In fact, we have taken several trips to breweries in the Midwest and North Dakota just to sample beer varieties. Beer...


The PFC diet:

We've all heard of them, and many of us have tried them: trendy fad diets. Weight Watchers, South Beach, Atkins, Paleo, 21-Day Fix, Beach Body and everything in between. Losing ...


A smart destination:

Three days before my sophomore year of college began, I stood in my bedroom over a new set of luggage, trying to figure out how I was going to pack both a coat and my tex...


Venture out of the box:

Like clockwork, the emergence of summer begins the start of wedding season. Whether it's the warm weather or the blossoming wildlife, something about summer makes people...


Bitten by the travel bug

My husband and I take a trip together every other summer. We've been to Yellowstone and Mount Rushmore, and a few other places besides--but they're always relatively close. ...


Page-turners for your summer reading adventures

Breaking Wild

By Diane Les Becquets

New York: Berkley (2016)

The struggle to survive in the wilderness has been the subject of countless works ...


Brooklyn:

Sometimes, adventure is not swashbuckling action in exotic locations or dodging bullets in a speeding car; sometimes, it's a person leaving the comforts of a pre-determined lif...