Lifestyle

Getting Outside for Fall Festivities

After a long, hot summer, there’s just something about those orange-tinted leaves dancing to the brisk wind under a warm sun that seem to make many of us feel excited and calm in the same moment. The fall season is always the softest of changes—a gentle and comforting guide into…

Upgrade Your Outdoor Cooking Game

The scent of our camp-cooked dinner wafts into neighboring campsites as whispers of positive affirmations arise. “Mmmm, do you smell that?” Strangers become friendly and ask, “what’s for dinner?” with a hint of jealousy in their voice. Eating healthy, delicious food in the outdoors is not only a soul-thriving necessity,…

Free Backyard Composting Seminar • Sept. 11, 2019

There’s no denying that humans, no matter how conscientious we try to be, create a lot of garbage. It doesn’t all have to go to waste, though. The City of Sacramento will be hosting a free seminar to inform the public how to turn your yard waste and fruit and…

A Summer Favorite: Paddle Camping

Last summer, I was introduced to a new means of adventure, a trek of sorts that I had never previously thought about. I met my friend Shelby for a drink; time had passed in an instant and all of a sudden we hadn’t seen each other in months. Typical chit-chat…

A Tribute to the Sacramentan Surfer

“One of the best aspects of Sacramento is that it is close to the ocean and close to the mountains.” Sacramento’s golden ticket: a gateway to nearly every adventure sport you could ask for. Mountain biking, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, trail running, climbing, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, rafting … and then…