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Operation Warm

Hey, all!  By the way, I know it says my mom wrote this post, but was actually me signed in with her account. Anyway, if any of are looking for a way to help out in the next two days...

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The Aftermath

Well, it’s been a few weeks, and the aftermath is subsiding.  I became used to sleeping inside pretty quickly, but numerous little details keep cropping up and reminding me of everything.  For one, my cat visits my room now that...

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After the Last Night, by Mom

June 8th, 2014.  Two days after Rudy’s last night outside. Hi to the world, Thanks for the wonderful ride.  I never guessed it would be anything like this. Rudy and I feel like we are in shock. It’s over, but...

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Final Night Out, First Night In

Wow…  What a unique and incredible journey.  I’d do it all over again in a heartbeat.  Along the way, I had no second thoughts about what I was doing, but now I’m astonished at how far I’ve come.  I’ll have...

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Outside in Chicago: the Adventure Continues

  Last weekend, I spent some of the most interesting nights of my entire journey in the Chicago area.  To fully explain the story, I must go back to several months ago when my venerable old band director pulled me and...

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News on my Challenge… And Yours

I have some news to share… 1)  I have only 37 days to go in my quest to sleep outside for a year!  It’s been a bit rough lately – harder than in the winter.  It is cold, wet and...

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Melting Out of our Winter Shells

Spring has finally decided to show its face here in Duluth.  Sure, there’s still a foot of snow on the ground, but it’s been in the sixties for two days now.  Everything’s all soggy, including my tent in the tree platform....

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That Fickle Weather: Moving in and Out

  Wow, has it been a crazy week!  April just loves being fickle here in Duluth. When I woke up on Tuesday all was well, but by the time I got to school, big, fat raindrops were slapping the pavement....

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About the Motel Parking Lot

In Rudy’s last post he wrote about sleeping near a motel parking lot outside Salt Lake City.  The question comes up, even in my own mind – why did we let him do it?  It would have been easy to...

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Spring is Here… Sort of?

Happy first day of spring, everyone!  Spring: a time of growth and renewal, of puddles and flowers and green lawns!  Of course, here in Duluth, it’s been snowing all day and there are still giant drifts everywhere.  The sky is...

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