Camping

What is Camping?

I recently had a buddy go on a rant on how people in RVs couldn’t consider themselves campers, that these glampers, a recent term for “glamorous camping” weren’t really camping at all. Chuckling, I reminded him that his expedition level Jeep complete with off-road trailer, rooftop tent, refrigerator, heater, AC, could probably be considered an RV. Camping has not had a definition update in a very long time, and this creates friction and a sense of superiority among the different classes of campers. T

What is Camping?

In Search of Quiet

Quiet is something of a rarity now a days. I’m writing this before the results of the election, but I'm sure that no matter the result the noise will be reaching a crescendo on the TV, on the radio, on social media. Noise, flashing lights, and images pour out of every outlet to where it overwhelms you, trapping you and demanding your attention and response....

In Search of Quiet

Cabin Fever, Epic Trips, and Lots of Beef Jerky  

Nothing makes you want to get out of town more than cabin fever. I'm not talking about cabin fever where you're stuffed inside a 1 room cabin with 6' of snow outside either; you can have cabin fever here in the South just as easily. As I'm writing this, it has rained for the past 5 days straight, and it's going to be too muddy to do anything outside for another 3 days at least.

Cabin Fever, Epic Trips, and Lots of Beef Jerky