Day 6 & 7 – Disconnecting & Reconnecting.

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Most would agree, that less is more. This weekend was a good reminder for me of this principle.

This past weekend, we took a brief retreat into the wilderness of Northern Michigan. We were able to spend a day and a couple of evenings with good friends doing a quick camping trip. Between the isolation, good company, great meals, and fantastic times, this post is affirming the importance of getting off the grid. This past weekend was filled with a snowshoe trip along untouched trails, board games inside a cabin, an outhouse, a cute pup, and wonderful friends. This is one of my favorite ways to recenter myself and evaluate what matters to me. I was able to disconnect from work, technology, and distractions in general to just be in the wild. In terms of a minimalist lifestyle, this allows me to reconsider what exactly I need, and what becomes extra. I hope you enjoy the photos!

 

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Heading into a cedar grove.

 

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Creek running through the forest. It was a warm day, around 50*F.

 

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Blu. We capitalized on this weekend to use our snowshoes, since it’s been so warm this winter.

 

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Nova pup. Having the best time out of all of us. Not pictured: Nova sleeping the rest of the afternoon.

 

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Blu warming up and finishing The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up…
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