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Certified in Wilderness First Aid

In May 2009, I acquired the Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification from SOLO.  I was anxious attending this course as I’ve never been interested in learning this skill set, however after hiking miles into the backcountry with my son and many others I dealt with the anxiety and took the course.  It’s been a few years and my certification had …

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Learning New Skills

After I finished grad school, I discovered that I had a great amount of time on my hands.  I knew that if I sat back and relaxed that I would become a couch potato and not grow as an individual.  Yea, sure, I played some World of Warcraft, watched football a bit, however I wanted needed some adventure in my …