Hi! I'm Danielle!


Hello adventurers!

I'm Danielle Lindblom, an adventure-seeking dog loving Minnesotan who discovered a deep love of the outdoors. I travel all over with my two Border Collies in my pursuit of freedom and purpose, and I can't wait to share these adventures with you!

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Full Transparency: Why I Started This Blog & My Dreams for the Future

the adventure dog blog

The Adventure Dog Blog is now in its second month, and I could not be more thrilled! I am honestly loving every minute (except when I get frustrated with the interwebs) of writing, formatting, editing, photographing, networking, posting, and connecting with people. Just the other day, I figured out a bit of code and did a happy dance!

I wanted to take a moment to reflect and to also share with YOU, my incredibly AWESOME readers, why I decided to start this endeavor. Warning: I may nerd out, get sappy, and gush a little. So here goes!

How Did This Blog Come to Be?

I hate to start with a downer, but I am not happy in my job. There, I said it. World: now you know! I’m actually very discontent. I have anxiety. I’m looking for my new life direction. So, in September, I decided to take the entire Labor Day week off from work and take a road trip to Montana. On a whim!!

I wanted to get away from it all, especially human beings, and spend a full week uninterrupted with my dogs, the road, and my thoughts. I was hoping some ray of sunshine called revelation would strike me during my trip. I was looking for answers. Mainly: what should I be doing with my life?

Mica, River, and I piled into the dogmobile (also known as my Toyota Matrix hatchback) and set off on a 1,200 mile journey (that’s one way). I wanted to see Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park. Bucket List!! This seemed like an opportunity to JUST DO IT.

Well, I drov