Will Altena

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Potato and Poblano Corn Chowder

Preparation<p>Melt the butter in a large Dutch oven or similar pot over medium heat. Add the onion, poblano, carrot, celery, coriander, cumin, thyme, 1 …

Recipes

Dogs Use 19 Signals to Tell Us What They Want

AnimalsDomesticated<p>These are the gestures our pets use to tell us they want food, toys, and love.<p>AnimalsDomesticated<p>Most of the time, you can tell when your dog wants your attention. Fido might roll over in an attempt to get you to scratch him, or he might paw at your leg when begging for food.<p>A …

Pets

15 ultimate American hikes

One of the most beloved activities in wild lands is hiking.<p>We’ve compiled a list of the most quintessential hikes in America’s wild lands.<p>Some of …

10 Vegetarian Dishes to Bring to the Potluck — Recipes from The Kitchn

Whether or not you know there will be vegetarians at your next potluck, it's never a bad idea to bring something meatless just in case. Plus, more …

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings …

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

The pre-fab tiny Skyview Cabin is crafted from all-natural and low-impact materials

The modular Skyview Cabin is a rustic, yet sophisticated tiny cabin made out of all-natural and low-maintenance materials. Designed by Arno Schuurs …

Best Day Hike in Every State

The Best Day Hike in Every State<p>We should preface this by saying that this should really be called “<b>one</b> of the best day hikes in every state”. In …

Do it Yourself Home Improvement: Home Repair | The Family Handyman

Build This Game Day Shed in Your Backyard<p>A wide-open design perfect for work and play! The large door opening on this shed gives you expandable …

Home Improvement

Eden of the Havasupai at Grand Canyon

Hiking to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon<p>By Sharon Miller<p>The most beautiful part of the Grand Canyon is not in the Grand Canyon National Park. You …

27 Cheap DIY Fence Ideas for Your Garden, Privacy, or Perimeter

Are you in need of a fence that doesn’t cost high? Maybe for your backyard, or around your garden, or maybe it is an entire perimeter fence? Well, I …

Landscaping

5 Grilled Meals We're Prepping for Memorial Day

Grilling season is officially upon us! The weather is warming up and grill masters everywhere are itching to set their coals alight to make some …

These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks — and None of the Crowds

From Hawaiian waterfalls to Florida beaches to a real life fern gully, put these gorgeous preserves on your must-visit list.<p>Every year from Maine to …

Camping without the hassle: New service rents you all the gear you need, plus the car

One day in April, I returned from a camping trip — a quick 24 out of the city — and ran a load of laundry. What’s more telling is what I didn’t do.<p>I didn’t hose down a muddy tent, I didn’t soak a shoddily cleaned pot, and I categorically did not empty a cooler or clean out a car. Instead, I relied …

George Washington

17 'Small,' But Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety

We’re not talking about a miracle cure.<p><i>17 ‘Small,’ but Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety was published on The Mighty by Sarah Schuster.</i><p>While it’s easy — and understandable — to roll your eyes when someone offers a “miracle cure” for your anxiety (<i>Yes! I have tried yoga!</i> …

Self-help

Backpacking Great Smoky Mountains National Park: A First Timer’s Trek Into The Woods

Dark, ominous clouds snaked across the sky over 187,000 acres of old growth forest as the threat of a thunderstorm loomed. Ahead of the dense, …

Explore Oregon and Washington's Columbia River Gorge

<b>The Insider</b><p>It’s Ryan Ojerio’s job to know the trails in the Columbia River Gorge. As a Regional Manager for the Washington Trails Association, the …

Hiking

Small Space Storage Tips—From People Who Live in Tiny Homes

In any home, large or small, storage tends to be one of the top gripes. There's a good chance that your basement — if you even have a basement — is …

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

Landowner Aims To Bring Wolves Back To Scotland, Centuries After They Were Wiped Out

When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, they had dramatic impacts on parts of Northwestern United States. Decades later, a wealthy landowner wants to try a limited version of that experiment — in the Scottish Highlands.<p>Englishman Paul Lister is hoping to see the ancient …

A Spring Fling in North Carolina

When it comes to mountain biking, I am a the-grass-is-greener-somewhere-else-oholic. The struggle is real. It began by gazing at double page spreads …

Affordable camper van comes with a rooftop deck

Elevate your van life<p>The camper van craze has grown from a fringe Instagram hashtag to a national movement that has people ditching their jobs and hitting the road in Sprinters, Promasters, and the like. And whether you have an unlimited budget or want to DIY, it seems like everywhere you turn, …

This Famous Airline Is Hiring Jet Pilots With Literally No Experience and Training Them for Free (but Only for 12 More Days)

You might think the one thing you'd want in a jet pilot is experience. But this famous airline has another idea.<p>Wanted: Commercial jet airline pilots. No experience necessary. But you have only 12 days to apply.<p>That's literally the pitch right now for aspiring pilots who'd like to work for …

Aviation

11 Canadian rivers everyone should visit

Whether you’re canoeing, kayaking, or whitewater rafting, Canada’s mighty rivers are sources of thrilling adventure, glorious scenery–and maybe even …

10 Wildlife Trips Where You Can Get Up Close With the World’s Coolest Animals

Just as humans gather for festivals every year, animals congregate around the world to put on impressive shows. And it’s easy to get where the wild …

Wildlife

Learn how to be a better leader by taking these online classes

Making the jump to a leadership role in your field could mean the difference between struggling to make ends meet and living the secure lifestyle you …

How to take control of your reputation at work

The most important career capital you have isn’t your technical skills or academic pedigree. It’s not your high-flying title. It’s not even your …

Leadership

6 reasons you’re going to love the outdoors in Asheville, North Carolina

Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville has something to offer everyone.<p>“Discovery, inside and out.” The city’s motto captures the excitement that resonates throughout Asheville and the city’s endless options to explore.<p>Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is a city …

Hiking

10 Slow Cooker Recipes Your Kids Will Love

And that everyone else around the table will love, too.

This Podcast Will Put You to Sleep. And That’s a Good Thing.

Every 'Sleep With Me,' listener has a story. They started listening to the podcast after years of debilitating insomnia, or days spent in a hospital …