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50 Campfires: Campfire Sessions – Alyssa Adario

This was a spectacular evening in camp. As if good company and food weren’t enough, we were also treated to the soft sounds of Alyssa Adario for the 50 Campfires Campfire Sessions. Her gentle approach to finger picking and singing ...

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Dutch Oven Jalapeno Cheddar Bread

This loaf of bread takes some time, but it’s well worth it … especially when it’s warm, right out of the oven with a good rasher of soft butter spread from crust to crust. The first thing to do when ...

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A Polarizing Topic – Latest, Greatest Sunglasses

I can remember my first trip into a mall sunglasses store in my late-teens. I wanted everything, and could afford nothing. Display upon display, filled with $200+ designer frames – encasing the latest and greatest UV and polarized lenses. In ...

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Don’t Miss The Perseid Meteor Shower Saturday, August 12th

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What is it? The Perseid (per-see-ed) meteor shower happens every August as the earth’s atmosphere plows into debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The Swift-Tuttle takes 133 years to orbit the sun, but earth passes through the comet dust every year. ...

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Campfire Sessions: Una Walkenhorst

Una Walkenhorst provided over the top entertainment during a night around the campfire during the 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road.

Una Walkenhorst is a singer/songwriter from Kansas City, Missouri. Following the release of her debut album “Scars” in 2014, Una immediately had “new fans . . . coming out of the proverbial woodwork” (AXS). Loading up her ’97 Honda Civic, ...

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You Won’t Believe What’s Inside This Pyramid

It's not hard to guess this is Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee.

Field Trip: Great River Road Launching Pad Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis Every epic road trip needs a launching pad. It’s either a gathering point for the travelers or a quick first stop to set the tone ...

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“What I Learned By Drinking Only Mississippi River Water For a Week…”

Clint drinks Mississippi River water from a LifeStraw GO Bottle during 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road.

By Clint Carlson Because we decided to travel the Great River Road from Memphis to New Orleans, and because I’m a little bit strange, I decided to see what it would be like to drink only water straight from the ...

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Camping In The Rain? How To Prepare

With the weatherman calling for rain, Clint gathers the essential gear for preparing the campsite for rain on the Field Trip: Great River Road.

Setting Up Camp For Rain Ever notice among your friends or co-workers the campers exhibit certain traits that make them standout? One sure sign he or she is headed on a camping adventure in the weekend ahead is the increasing ...

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Set Up Quick-Set Escape Screen Shelter for Fun, Games and More

Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam glowing next to campfire as the center of campsite activities free from bugs

Are you debating buying a screen shelter as an addition to your camping kit? They make a ton of sense for tent campers, trailer campers, and RVer’s alike. Pitched over the picnic table at your campsite, the screen shelter will ...

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Gator Encounters With Cajun Encounters Highlight of Field Trip: Great River Road

Gator Encounters With Cajun Encounters While planning the 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road, and realizing we’d end up in Louisiana, we all agreed the road trip wouldn’t be complete with an up close and personal encounter with some ...

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