Monthly Archives: November 2014

Being thankful

Many people will post about being thankful for family, friends, and blessings this season. I am VERY thankful for those things, but my mind wanders to a different viewpoint that I want to share. When have we (myself included) quit … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Testing

My wife and friends think I’m crazy. I purchased camping gear including a top quilt and underquilt rated for 20 degrees Fahrenheit last year from Since I paid hard earned money for the gear, I like to ensure that … Continue reading

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Veterans Day thoughts from a veteran

As I reflect on Veterans Day I have mixed emotions. I appreciate and honor those that have gone before me but I don’t feel comfortable being “thanked for my service.” If you don’t know me very well, I am a … Continue reading

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Solo Halloween Night Hike: Trail 206 in the Sipsey Wilderness

On Friday, Oct 31st a friend and I were going to do some “dusk/night hiking.” The initial plan was to head in as the sun went down and continue to our selected spot as it got dark. Our plans did … Continue reading

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