Original Post Date January 2017 Every year on my birthday in April I write a checklist of things I will do for the year; an evolving “bucket list” of sorts. The list rarely sees completion but always sees more checked off boxes than any New Year's Resolution list I have ever made. The idea behind... Continue Reading →
My Tacoma Truck bed modification
I had some requirements in mind for my custom truck bed: It had to continue to be useful as a truck bed. No drilling into the truck. I wanted a slider so no crawling into my truck, and I wanted to be able to sleep in it.
I’m finding as my friends and I get older it gets harder and harder to get out for trips. I’m finding that my urge to camp is increasing with age. I also found (it's been a summer of discovery) that I didn’t actually own a tent; my unavailable camping friends own them. With these conclusions... Continue Reading →
The Bad Break – Emergency in the Back Country
original post: Mon, 08/07/2017 The pic above shows Darren and I about to paddle an injured Mike to the waiting float plane to get him to the waiting ambulance. I’ve been paddling since I was young and paddling specifically with Mike since we were about 14; on multi-day trips all before cell phones were a... Continue Reading →
Canadians love talking about hockey, politics and the weather. There's more than enough political talk right now, and the ponds haven't frozen, so I figured, let's look at weather. I’ve always had a fascination with mother nature and always wanted to learn more about clouds and weather systems so I can be better prepared for... Continue Reading →