If you're anything like me, then toughing it out in the wilderness is new, uncharted territory for you. While I love being out in nature to hike for a day and enjoying the view, I'm not afraid to admit that I'm high maintenance. That being said, when it was suggested I camp at Boundary Waters and truly tough it out in the wildness, I was a little apprehensive.
We've all been there: We hear about our favorite book debuting on the big screen and we feel a mix of excitement and skepticism. After watching the trailers, reading cast interviews and seeing the posters, we finally find ourselves in the cinema — popcorn ready — and wait with baited breath as the title music begins to swell. Two hours later, we trudge out of the theater muttering that the book was better.
Picture this: A woman. She's tall. Aloof. Cold. She's considered "one of the boys" because she can hit hard and is also the only girl present. Her makeup is perfectly done and her hair falls in curls, yet she's a tomboy. She hardly speaks. Her personality consists of fighting techniques and being the "pretty one." This is the stereotypical strong female character.