December 21, 2016

Alright, let’s get one more of these “favorites” posts this year! Remember, these are just my favorites, they don’t have to be yours, but you can always leave a comment if there’s a favorite something you want to give a shout out to. Gadgets often translates to “electronic stuff” but that seemed rather limiting, so I have added a few…

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July 29, 2014

Labor Day is just about a month away now. If you’re anything like the masses, you’re probably thinking about spending the weekend outdoors. I was reminded of its imminent approach whilst reading the latest edition of San Fransisco magazine recently. Feeling in the mood for yet another response-type piece, I decided to put together the Hike It. Like It. Labor…

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February 14, 2014

Man oh man, this winter has been a strange one! Well it depends on your locale of course, but here in California we had some nice early snow, then nothing… not a drop for months. We did see some unusually cold temperatures which sort of made us cringe and not want to go outside. In other parts of the US,…

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February 11, 2013

Yesterday my long awaited Bosavi headlamp arrived, and tonight I shall post about it! For those who didn’t catch it, I interviewed Dan Freschl some time back when he launched his Kickstarter campaign to fund his dream. Dan was great about keeping all of his backers updated as the project progressed, including the obstacles he ran against, how those challenges…

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July 4, 2012

Bosavi may not be a familiar name but, as backers of the project, we’re hoping that will change soon. Bosavi is Dan Freschl’s dream. Dan has set out to create a headlamp so choc full of awesome that a person would never need to look further. Dan’s way into rock climbing, but of course headlamps are used by most of…

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June 8, 2012

It’s funny how the timing of things either “is” or “isn’t”; there’s not really any middle ground. In this case the timing was about perfect for me in discovering Bosavi on Kickstarter. I had been looking for an upgrade to my old Petzl headlamp and was about to pick up whatever REI had in stock when I learned of this…

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