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A Ground to Stand On

A Ground to Stand On

Routine is a ground to stand on, a wall to retreat to; we cannot draw on our boots without bracing ourselves against it.

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People of Sanborn: Sarah and Logan

People of Sanborn: Sarah and Logan

Names: Sarah Adler and Logan Parr Current Roles: Director Team of High Trails Outdoor Education Center Tenures at COEC: Sarah’s first fall season was ...

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Mindful Minute at the Bat Caves

Here’s a mid-week hike to the Bat Caves with Mark. At the end, we’ve also included a mindful minute featuring the areas in and around the Bat Caves. W...

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Little Blue Time Lapse

Remember the experience of sitting at Vespers? Feeling a sense of calm and being able to reflect on the week ahead is such a privilege. It’s one of ou...

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Calves at Witcher Ranch

Calves at Witcher Ranch

The little one on the left, was born just this morning! Once, a calf is born, our Ranch Manager Eric, will bring the new calf and it’s Mama into the ...

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People of Sanborn: Ariella

People of Sanborn: Ariella

Name: Ariella Rogge Current Role: Co-Director of High Trails Tenure at Sanborn: Ariella spent 11 years as a camper and a staff member and then returne...

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Favorite Places on Property: B-Bluff

Join Big Spring Director Mark as he takes us to one of his favorite places on property - the top of B-Bluff. There are some beautiful views of other c...

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March Update #3

March Update #3

We know the “stay at home” mandates, school closures, new remote learning and remote work paradigms, travel restrictions and ever-changing landscape o...

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Mental Health Practices For Everyone

Mental Health Practices For Everyone

When I was in eighth grade, my U.S. Civics teacher, Mr. Brewer, asked the following question one day: “What is the meaning of the word crisis?” I rai...

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Nature Nuggets #4: 100 Inch Hike

Whew! It has been a busy week in the world…and it is hard to know exactly HOW far apart we have to be from one another at any given moment…that is why...

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