How to See the Northern Lights

One of the many perks about living pretty far north is that it’s relatively easy to see the northern lights. The northern location combined with dark nights—especially those looooong winter nights—provide ample opportunity to see the northern lights (aka aurora borealis) if one is inclined to do so. What are the Northern Lights (Besides Cool)? … Continue reading How to See the Northern Lights

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Brr! How to Layer Up and Brave the Cold

Colder weather can make it hard to get outside and enjoy being there for any length of time. Fall poses a triple threat: the days get shorter and darker, the weather can be finicky and unpleasant, and there always seem to be a lot of holiday distractions (hello Halloween candy!!). Winter is just plain... winter. Dressing the … Continue reading Brr! How to Layer Up and Brave the Cold