Knob Noster State Park in Missouri

Knob Noster State Park

When January grants an especially beautiful day, the adventure seeker takes advantage!  Just a short drive from the house, Knob Noster State Park did a great job of  curing most of my cabin fever.

Whenever I am looking for a place to explore, I usually come across a bit of history in my research.  I read mention of this stone wall before heading out and after seeing it in person, I was quite curious to finish up my research of Knob Noster, when I got home.  “During the Great Depression, a coalition of Kansas Citians proposed the creation of a park area that would serve three purposes: to act as a recreational area for people in the local area, to provide employment relief for those unable to find work during this time., and to rehabilitate approximately 2,700 acres of marginal land, which resulted from unsustainable farming and agriculture. The National Park Service (NPS) agreed to …..”  Click here to continue reading more interesting history behind Knob Noster State Park.  This wall was built Continue reading Knob Noster State Park in Missouri

Good Bye 2017 ~ Happy New Year

Good Bye 2017 ~ Happy New Year

It is not often, while writing for HWH, that I share a lot related to my personal life.  For today’s post, I just feel like taking it a bit “deeper”.   I love the phrase “Happy New Year”, and the excitement of a coming year and new beginnings.  I don’t remember, in past years, being incredibly thankful for a year being over.  I am usually a “look forward” kind of gal.  I don’t spend much time worrying about the past, and things that I cannot change.   However, if I am to be completely honest, Continue reading Good Bye 2017 ~ Happy New Year

Dehydrating Food Really Is Easy So Don’t Wait!

Dehydrating Food Really Is Easy! 

Have you always wanted to try dehydrating food?  I know I sure have.  While I do like some store-bought, dehydrated food, I don’t care much for the price.  One of the things I try to teach my readers, and people who ask me how to camp, hike, and/or backpack, is that Continue reading Dehydrating Food Really Is Easy So Don’t Wait!

Rene Savage