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Testing My Rain Gear in a Full Downpour

Bruce with all his rain gear, ready for the test

My hike of the West Highland Way in Scotland is coming up soon, I can’t wait. This September, I will be hiking with my sister from Glasgow, 96 miles north to Fort Williams. Today I had a great opportunity to …

My Hiking Backpacking Checklist

Hiking and packpacking

Your gear is everything when you are hiking. Carrying too little or too much can be a life-or-death result. I have been able to do a nice bit of long-distance hiking over the past couple of years and looking forward …

Conscious Leader’s Book Writing Summit, September 12-15

Susan Crossman The Conscious Leader's Book Writing Summit, Sept 12-15, 2023

I will be speaking at Susan Crossman’s Conscious Leader’s Book Writing Summit, September 12-15, 2023. This is my second time at Conscious Leader’s Book Writing Summit, had a great first time and looking forward to coming back.

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Off to Alaska, Completed Visiting All 50 USA States

Visited all 50 USA States


My wife and I have completed visiting all 50 USA States. From Florida to California, Maine to Hawaii. We have now visited the last one on the list, Alaska. I didn’t start out with a goal of visiting all …

How Do You Create Your Product, Tools, and Resources?

looking for your audience

looking for your audience


Creating a workbook, tools, and resources can be a great way to monetize your book’s content and provide additional value to your readers. But where do you start? Here are a few steps to help you create effective and …