Category: Rudy’s Quest

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Icicles on my Snowy Ceiling

Me and the Quinzhee Gaaahh, it’s melting!!  Two nights ago I was awakened by a drop of water on my face, and the sound of plopping on my sleeping bag.  There are icicles hanging from my ceiling!  If this warm...

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Milestone Night!

  Rudy just walked into the kitchen and announced that as of tonight, he will have slept outside for 265 nights.  He has 100 nights to go! This means that we have a lot of work to do.  So far,...

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Winter Storm and Q&A Answers

  What a storm!  School was cancelled on Friday, and there’s still a foot and a half of snow on most of the driveway.  Unfortunately, the snow blower decided that Friday morning was a perfect time to stop working, so...

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Fundraiser: Book-Across-the-Bay Ski Race 2/17/2014

Last weekend my family (plus Uncle Paul) and our friends the Beldens camped at a cabin in Washburn, Wisconsin to attend a Nordic ski race called Book Across the Bay.  The race — a fundraiser for a variety of services...

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Q and A

My mice finally left!  I don’t know where they went, but they aren’t bothering me at night anymore.  Either they moved on, or they figured out how to be more stealthy… A couple days ago I came up with the...

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A Night in the Quinzhee

Here’s an essay I wrote for my high school composition class. A Night in the Quinzhee Every night, I pull on an assortment of cold-related garb and head outside to sleep.  People have asked me why I do this.  My...

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Outside in Milwaukee

My Grandpa turned 90 earlier this week and we went to Milwaukee to celebrate.  Of course; I had to sleep outside.  When we arrived after a seven-hour drive, I immediately started piling snow for another quinzhee.  After I shoveled Grandpa’s...

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A Note from Rudy’s Mom – #2

What an exciting time this is for Rudy and for our whole family.  We all took part in his Habitat for Humanity night out in the Ice House last Saturday night at Fitger’s, in Duluth, Minnesota.  Rudy spoke to the...

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News Release: “Snore Outdoors” Teen Supports Charities 1/23/14

snoreoutdoors.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JAN. 23, 2014   ‘Snore outdoors’ teen supports charities 17-year-old will sleep outside for a year to help two groups   HERMANTOWN, Minn.—Rudy Hummel decided last June to challenge himself and see if he could sleep...

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Snore Outdoors Fundraising and Fitger’s Ice House 1/23/14

Hi folks, the Snore Outdoors fundraising has officially started.  Please check out the donation buttons at the bottoms of the Habitat for Humanity and Hawk Ridge pages of my website.  I’d really appreciate it!  Also, share this site with your friends...

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