"Don't have any organized activity ideas, but what about a "mini-Walden" week. Basically just get away to somewhere simple and quiet to reflect, think, and plan. Maybe backpacking or other camping, maybe a cabin…"
I get one week off in June (the week after Father's Day). This is for self-improvement or personal progress. This is the 14th year I've had this privilege. I've attended many seminars and classes. These were usually for professional development, not so much for personal development though some times there is overlap. Usually there is an "adventure" component: I've gone mountian climbing, white water rafting, hiking, motorcycle trips, road bike trips, scuba..just a lot of stuff. My issue…See More
"General tips for suckering in te newb:
Have a go to site. Beautiful. Serene. Babbling brook type. That you can back the car into.
Do a simple overnight. Get there around noon. Set up camp. Laze around. Wake up late. Break down camp around noon.…"
"Since everyone else is telling you food, try out some foil pack cooking. It's really difficult to screw up, and you can make all your meals before hand. Just grab a packet, burry in redhot coals, when you can smell it, it's time to eat."
"Fair enough but you build up to that; sparring at 50%, then at 75%, then at 100%. Not to mention that, depending on your location, your first fights are almost certainly going to be amateur fights and will almost certain require all participants to…"