A Day in the Life of a Big Brother

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a volunteer Big Brother? It’s not hard. Just be there for your Little and do things together that you both either like to do or are interested in exploring. Like bowling on a Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Big Brother

Hangin’ with my Little Brother

*Cross posted from my website chrisnorbury.com * https://chrisnorbury.com/2017/08/10/hangin-little-brother-ethan/

Upcoming Appearances at Bowl For Kids’ Sake–Selling and Signing Copies of Castle Danger

(reposted from chrisnorbury.com) Don’t forget, I’ll be selling and signing copies of Castle Danger this weekend. Faribault on Friday, April 21. Owatonna on Saturday, April 22. Bowl for Kids’ Sake sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern MN. https://chrisnorbury.com/news-a…/events-signings-appearances/

Traveling the World Within Your Hometown

A few days ago, I attended a volunteer appreciation dinner for my favorite charity of all time, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota. I’ve been a Big for almost 14 years, and had an active match with a terrific Continue reading Traveling the World Within Your Hometown


This is my good friend, Miles. He’s got Japanese roots, but was actually born in Georgetown, KY. He was named after Miles Davis, one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. Miles has visited each coast, been to Canada Continue reading Miles

Thinker’s Block vs. Writer’s Block

All writers claim to have writer’s block at one point or another in their careers. It’s sort of a badge of honor: if you haven’t broken through that dam of stopped-up prose at least once, you can’t really call yourself a Continue reading Thinker’s Block vs. Writer’s Block

Passing the Wilderness Torch

I had the great pleasure of paying back my father in a very small way for something he did for me almost 45 years ago. The payback was a weekend canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW, Continue reading Passing the Wilderness Torch