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Philosophy

April 3, 2013

Hiking is great fun. Hiking with your significant other is better yet! Though, if you spend enough cold nights in close quarters you may eventually find yourselves waking up to strange sounds. Nope, not those pesky deer crunching around in the forest, more like the sorts of sounds related to hungry tummies wanting warm milk! Yes, the inevitable… children! So…

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October 19, 2012

There comes that time every year when time seems to accelerate and the end up the year suddenly sneaks up. For us, this is it. We always say once October arrives the year is over; get the kids/house ready for trick or treating, get the kids/house ready for Thanksgiving, get the kids/house ready for Christmas, ship the kids off to…

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June 15, 2012

Hi there, Friend. So which kind of backpacker are you… an Extended Trip Backpacker? An Occasional Backpacker? Or, are you a Lightweight Backpacker? WHAAAT?!? This is the question that REI poses to would-be customers on their their new Backpacking Collections feature. I like REI, really, I do, but this is troubling. Admittedly one can throw together a pretty decent lightweight…

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April 1, 2012

Have You Ever… just needed to get outside so badly that you would settle for just about any outing? It’s April 1st, so it only seemed fitting to post some nonsense, but regardless of the date significance, the timing just seemed right. The last couple of months have consisted of: my laptop computer dying (which happens to contain all of…

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