Snore Outdoors Blog My Quest to Sleep Outside for 365 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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Snoreoutdoors Meets the Hawk Ridge Birdathon

Last weekend was the Hawk Ridge Birdathon, this weekend is a band trip, after that is a canoe trip and then that’s it!  June 6th and my year will be done!  I’m hoping that many will join in and sleep...

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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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Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful…And a Story

It’s been snowing for the past ten hours, and the streets are a mess.  You might be thinking, “Oh, you guys get snow all the time in Duluth.  It’s fine.”  But this is not our usual fluff.  This stuff is...

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