Murphy’s Law

It’s always good to be prepared. Not necessarily prepared for what could go wrong, but prepared to change your plans. Ever have a trip where everything that can go wrong does?  This last trip just didn’t seem to want to happen. It started with the day before the trip when I came down with a… Continue reading Murphy’s Law

It just can’t come soon enough! 

Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t like camping in the cold. (Who am I kidding? I don’t like anything in the cold!)  I haven’t even started booking anything for this summer because the weather right now just doesn’t really get me in the mood to go on a trip. A while back I… Continue reading It just can’t come soon enough! 

Depression and Social Media

A friend of mine shared a very poignant video with me this morning.  It’s a smidge long, but I felt compelled to watch it in its entirety once he started speaking.  I’ve alluded to how I feel about this before, but I’m starting to think my focus on the blog was not what I’d originally… Continue reading Depression and Social Media

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

No I don’t mean Christmas… or winter. I mean the time of year when camping season is over and gear starts to go on sale! I love shopping for camping gear. It’s not that I skimp on everything, but I really love it when I get a good deal on something.  Don’t you?  Here’s a… Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Chuck it ball

My aim is awful. Beyond awful. There’s been times I’ve tossed and tossed and tossed my rope until I was exhausted… and then just accepted that my food wasn’t hung high enough.  On my last trip I found this ball in the water and it’s been helping tremendously! What do you use to toss your… Continue reading Chuck it ball

Challenges and benefits

I’ve been having fun lately tinkering with videos.  I’m not really sure what people like… Videos?  Pictures?  Text?  I’m just going with what I like doing, and I’m hoping that it’s helpful somehow.  I plan on doing my thing regardless, being authentic and whatnot; but I always welcome feedback 😊 (and questions! I’m working on… Continue reading Challenges and benefits

How to bathe in the backcountry when it’s cold out

Are you ever out there a while when it’s cold and just can’t fathom going for a swim?  This is what I do… What do you do?  Do you have any good tips?