This is the 21st century. We can make (nearly) zero waste clothes out of recycled soda bottles that a company spent more than my year's salary designing. Why then would you resort to exercising in material reminiscent of the civil war? I'm talking about wool, (one of) nature's original wonder materials. Full disclosure: I <3… Continue reading Wool you or wool you not?
Sometimes you just know. You’re scrolling, thinking about other things, or you see the foot of a stranger on the sidewalk and you just KNOW – those are the next shoes I’m going to buy. I don’t think I was consciously on the hunt for a pair of low-heeled brown leather Chelsea boots when I… Continue reading Have Blundstones. Will Travel.
Bedrock Sandals I had some amazing adventures this past year, and I knew before the departure date, I would need a new pair of solid water shoes. I’d researched and checked several brands, but nothing quite featured the things I wanted while also having the traction I needed. That’s when I found Bedrock at Cumberland… Continue reading Bedrock Sandals Review
Victoria Cumbow is a Cumberland Transit Ambassador and overall adventurer. She loves spending time outdoors and finds great peace in the wilderness. In September, she backpacked the Grand Canyon from the North Rim to South Rim with a friend. It was her first time visiting Grand Canyon National Park, and below is her account of… Continue reading Seeing the Grand Canyon for the First Time
When I informed Mount Juliet Fire Department that I would miss training the first week of March to go climb in Utah, my captain looked over at me and scoffed, “Broke college kid, yeah right!” We laughed, I continued mopping the floor, and then three weeks later my friend and I high-tailed it to desert country for my final spring break.