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Geremy Olson

Not Your Average Summer Camp

Last week nine young men and women made the trip to the North Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy, or LETA, in Bismarck. While many teens are attending sports camps this summer, these nine teens spent five days learning what it takes to be a career law enforcement officer. Unlike other…
June 29, 2022

Outdoor Lessons for the Real World: Will I Make It

Perspective is one of those things that’s more important than we give it credit for. Perspective is so powerful that it controls how and why we act in every situation of life… we just lose track of that fact more than we like to admit. There’s a lot of stuff…
June 9, 2022

Outdoor Lessons for the Real World: It's All About the Food

It's May. Actually it's not, it's November, well it is May; but I'm thinking about what I thought about last November, because I wish I would've thought about it in May. If you're confused, so am I and that's why I'm writing this article because one of the outdoor lessons…
May 4, 2022

Discernment 101: Stepping Up  

At the beginning of 2022, most people in the United States had never heard of the trucker convoy. It could be argued they didn't spend a lot of time paying attention to Canadian news sources at all. Many of us were just trying to figure out what to believe or…
March 31, 2022

Outdoor Lessons for the Real World: Fire Wisdom

One thing Mother Nature will teach you is that what you think you know may not be true. This reality highlighted itself back when our family was learning how to archery deer hunt. One evening as Peter and I were getting out of the tree stand we heard the shrillest…
March 23, 2022

Discernment 101: Why?

Fake news, misinformation, de-platforming, canceling and other terms are now part of everyday conversations in our country. Along with these terms and parts of these conversations are many questions and statements. When did fake news start? How can we let people get away with misinformation? Who deserves to have a…
March 21, 2022

Outdoor Lessons for the Real World: Reach-Throw-Row-Go

I was scrolling through the news the other day when I saw a story of a police officer barreling out on the ice to save a dog that was heavier than the ice could handle. The story falls under the feel good category, getting good tractions with all the animal…
March 2, 2022

Making a Difference: Men on Ice

I think it's really fair to say that it's easy to get discouraged when you take a look at the news now-a-days. Just the other day I heard somebody say that our country is going to hell in a hand basket yet again and definitely agree that it's easy to…
February 23, 2022

Outdoor Lessons for the Real World: When the bad thing happens

As I sat in the icehouse catching up with a couple of friends I faintly heard in the distance “dad…Dad…DAd…DAD!” That day I was at an ice fishing retreat with forty plus anglers and about half of them were dads. One of my buddies said, “Someone must have a fish,”…
February 16, 2022

Outdoor Lessons for the Real World 

That's Mine  You don’t need to be a parent to understand that kids can get very protective of their toys. Sit down at any local café in our country, and it takes less time to realize we adults don’t have anything to brag about when it comes to humility and…
February 2, 2022
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