Posted by: drmolly in skin, rash, poison ivy, outdoors, nature on
Aug 28, 2009
With summer hiking, exploring grasslands near the beach or digging in a neighborhood park comes the possibility of running across poison ivy, oak or sumac. These summertime scourges look like unassuming ground cover but can cause up to three weeks of itchy, blistery discomfort.
Michigan is chock full of these unassuming plants that are chock full of urushiol, the oil that when it comes in contact with skin, causes a significant allergic
Posted by: drmolly in outdoors, nature, camp on
Mar 10, 2009
Even if you didn't go to summer camp, you have an image of what it looks like: wooden cabins with bunk beds, a mess hall and rustic bathrooms frame the picture. The camp is idyllically set in a beautiful wooded area with access to a lake and all the fun that entails. Sing alongs, campfires, counselors and lifelong friendships round out the image. These are accurate images of fantastic camps all over the state and the country but most go well