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We live in a world that is incredibly fast-paced and reliant on technology. We all need to remember to take time for ourselves and slow down from time to time to maintain balance and sanity. Personally, I find one of the best ways to get time away and slow down is to take time to connect with nature. I try to get out camping during the spring, summer, and fall as often as possible. And in my day-to-day life, I try to make time for regular walks or even just sit in the park on my lunch break. Con...

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There are some dangers that campers should beware of. Warnings that everyone needs to understand and heed. When choosing a camping site, you must investigate the area for potential hazards.  Everyone in the south knows the rhyme, “three leaves, beware of these.” Poison ivy, poison oak, and other poisonous plants have three leaves. It is also advised that you check your chosen camping area for other dangers also.  Claw marks on trees can mean bears. Rubbing marks on three can mean deer....

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