Hurricane Irma threatens the southeastern United States nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew another Category 5 storm devastated the region

Nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 5 storm that ripped through the southeastern United States a new threat emerges by the name of Irma. Hurricane Irma, like Hurricane Matthew, is a deadly Category 5 storm, which has approximately killed over 23 people since it made landfall in the Caribbean. States of emergency have … Continue reading Hurricane Irma threatens the southeastern United States nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew another Category 5 storm devastated the region

The Urban Pilgrim Project

Since this weeks blog will be released on a Thursday, I felt it only appropriate to have a throw back, reintroducing a project created a few years ago. Blogged on April 2, 2015 Recently because of Phantomythography: A Young Ghost Comes of Age, I’ve taken notice in glitch art. Glitch art is created using analog errors, corrupting … Continue reading The Urban Pilgrim Project

A Special Q&A Session with Pro-MMA Fighter Alexa Conners

You’re a Pro MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Fighter, what does your average day look like? Alexa: When I am in a training camp I train 2-3 times a day. I mix it up between strength and conditioning and other martial arts. What is your prep like before you step back into the cage? Alexa: I … Continue reading A Special Q&A Session with Pro-MMA Fighter Alexa Conners

Penn Center becomes national monument days before celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Rooted in history, nestled in the heart of marshlands, and centrally located between beautiful beaches and a thriving coastal town sits Penn Center, formally known as Penn School. Founded in 1862 by Laura Towne and Ellen Murray, Penn School was established as one of the first schools for freed African-American slaves living on St. Helena … Continue reading Penn Center becomes national monument days before celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Reminiscence of a Snow Day: Growing up in South Carolina

Waking up, running in the living room, cutting on the floodlights that overlooked the yard, quickly switching on the television to the local news station, and watching eagerly as they named off the county closures for the impending doom ‘snow’ day will forever be etched in my childhood memory. Lexington County, Richland County, Clairton County… … Continue reading Reminiscence of a Snow Day: Growing up in South Carolina

Ringing in the New Year with a “First Day Hike”

Since 2012, it’s been a tradition for us at Operation Adventure to bring in the New Year by getting outdoors and hiking. It is after all our belief that how you start off the New Year is how you will end it, which is why it’s important to bring in the New Year with a … Continue reading Ringing in the New Year with a “First Day Hike”

Welcome to the Winter Solstice: The Birth of the Sun and Energy

Several cold, rainy, and overcast days have ushered in the Winter Solstice for the residences of South Carolina.   The Winter Solstice is an astronomical phenomenon, which occurs December 20th - 23rd. During this period the North Pole is the furthest from the sun, allowing for the shift in darkness in the Northern Hemisphere.   … Continue reading Welcome to the Winter Solstice: The Birth of the Sun and Energy

Our {first} post, again.

Our {first} post, again.   Year after year we at Operation Adventure look for new ways to shake up our routine. And as most of you have noticed we have been working to restructure all of our social media outlets, including our blog that’s located here on operationadventure.org.   Now what’s actually changed? Where did … Continue reading Our {first} post, again.