I need a new name

Already?  Yeah, you know I really didn’t love the whole “If I can do it”, thing when I started.  But I felt like writing and that’s what popped into my head at the time.  But I have to admit, it bugs me.  It really really bugs me. You see, I’d intended to talk about some… Continue reading I need a new name

Backcountry vs. Car camping

I wanted to check and see if I could add a video just for kicks.  I’m really not much of a writer, but I could certainly chat on video for a while.  (Maybe that’s because I talk to myself a lot?) (I love those Bluetooth cell phone attachments that let you get away with talking… Continue reading Backcountry vs. Car camping

1st solo trip report – before setting out

Never trust that word is auto saving.  And that’s all I’m going to say about that.   Dang.  I just wrote so much and it’s gone. Anyhow, I woke early today (June 9th) to head out to Kawartha highlands park for my first solo backcountry-ish camping adventure with Goliath. Problem is, I feel like dirt.… Continue reading 1st solo trip report – before setting out

1st solo trip – AKA Badass vs. Dumbass

Maybe the title is a bit much. But that pretty much sums up how I felt while I was out there.  I’ve heard people say that it’s amazing or “Badass”, to venture out into the woods alone.  I definitely felt as if I had a few great moments of badassery.  Is that a word?  It… Continue reading 1st solo trip – AKA Badass vs. Dumbass

Always an Adventure!

I tend to use this phrase a lot.  Life is always more fun when you view everything as an adventure, a learning opportunity, or stepping stone, instead of an obstacle or hurdle.  Yes, I’m that person: going into overtime at the end of the work day, the water heater springs a leak and the septic… Continue reading Always an Adventure!

In the beginning

So how does the story begin? It’s hard to say really.  When I was young I was always outside.  Typically found following my big brother around. I liked the outdoors. We had a huge forest behind our house and we always used to hop the fence to go swing on the vine over the big… Continue reading In the beginning