Monthly Archives: September 2018

DOLLAR STORE BOWLS AND PLATES, SEPTEMBER 2018

When eating in camp, I quickly tired of using a gargantuan crockery plate I borrowed from the kitchen and a tiny backpacking bowl.  I gotta pack for lightness, but I want comfort too.  I dropped by a dollar store and … Continue reading

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GPX TRAIL CHANGES

I admit it.  I can get lost in the forest like a two-year-old after eating six candy bars.  I very much like walking in the forest, and I’m not going to stop anytime soon. The question became how could I … Continue reading

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MAYBE IT IS A MOUSE. MAYBE IT ISN’T

See that little hole?  It goes under the house and that just can’t continue.  It’s about the size of what you see in the photo.  When I first noticed it, I shoved a good sized rock in it.  The next … Continue reading

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FINDING VAN CAMPING HACKS

Want to glamp up your home on wheels? See how others have set up shelves in their truck camper? Need a summer camp packing list? When devoid of ideas for something I’m trying to do to my van or camping, … Continue reading

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THREE RIVERS HIKE, SEPT. 13, 2018

We had the look of a hot day as we set out for Three Rivers Campground and Trailhead.  The dogs were almost as excited as we were; However, we two humans didn’t yip loudly or drool excessively.  Yay for water … Continue reading

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BUT I HAD PLANS MOTHER NATURE

My plans for the today, which I made yesterday afternoon, was to take the van over to Three Rivers Campground.  Yeah, planned even though there was a good chance of rain.  Rain is often in the forecast during monsoon, but … Continue reading

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TRADE OFF TO HEADING TO THE MOUNTAINS

My intention was to work part of the morning then wander up to the mountains for a couple of days.  Then the awful thing happened — I became insanely focused with doing chores.  About once every two months the moon … Continue reading

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