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Awww, don't you just want to vomit? Bobby and Angie get into the mood while demonstrating the size of the Mountainsmith Conifer 5 family-sized tent. Bobby's a six-footer. Last week OutdoorX4 Magazine ...
Taking an adventure trip down Mexico's finest 1000-mile peninsula defined by dirt roads, expansive desert, empty beaches, Suess-like boojum trees, lobster burritos and friendly culture is my kind ...
Created on Sun Nov 10, 2013
Part of the fun of camp cooking is overwhelming your friends' taste buds with mind-blowing and exceptionally good food and hearing them go, "Oh. Mmmmph. Uggggggh. Ohhhhhh." Warm, steamy baked goods ...
There are only certain types of folks who find great pleasure in driving long washboard roads in Mexico that end at barren crowd-free beaches. Fortunately, a few of them are my friends and we happen ...
All the elements were in place for this little multi-family autumn getaway a couple of weeks ago. A sea of camp chairs, a near-empty foil tray that used to have a few dozen of Tori's special home ...
The trouble with grilling chicken is that it's awfully easy to cook it until it's dried out. Sure, there are a few tricks, especially for boneless skinless breasts, like pound them flat first and ...
... and toss a bag on good ol' terra firma plus nature's own pine needles, but those opportunities are so few when camping as a family. So a tent it is. But which tent is the best for family camping? It's ...
Created on Fri Jun 28, 2013
You're dealing with a guy who's in his element cooking over the fire. It's a thankless chore, yes, to endure smoke in the eyes, and it's a merciless dance to balance the air flow with hot coals — ...
You could wager that the modern SUV exists because of Land Rover, the original sport utility. Like 'em or not, the Land Rover has very few rivals, equals, or contenders. It's a fine line Land Rover ...
The best places to roll out the sleeping bag, cook a meal, cuddle with your sweetie and gaze at the stars are rarely easy to get to. Rightly so. I'm a believer in the yin and the yang, that there ...
You don't have to be all that offbeat to appreciate a Volkswagen Bus of any species.  Just a bit. The window from 1985 to 1992 in the life of the VW Vanagon was a particularly splendid one ...
In September of 2012, we brought home a fresh-out-of-the-ovenbaby girl. In the months since, I've really caught up on my television in the funkiest hours of the day. You wouldn't believe how many ...
Created on Fri Apr 5, 2013
Heading back to camp in the remote Utah desert south of Canyonlands after a long, hot, dusty day that included aimless hiking and scrambling around centuries old Pueblo ruins, one of my adventure ...
Created on Wed Apr 3, 2013
Photo by NASA It's no wonder:while bike riding with my daughter one evening at dusk that she hollered at me, "Look at the moon!" It's fascinated humans since the dawn of it all, evidenced in thousands ...
Summer might be a ways off, but a guy can dream . . . and scheme about keeping bugs out of his ears. 144 square feet of chigger-free, kick-back relaxation and family corral area, and all you need ...
At first, you think there's absolutely nothing to do at these little seaside fishing villages on certain empty stretches on the coast of Mexico. In one sense, you're right. No restaurants, no stores, ...
"Taking your family surfing — I like the sound of that." So the words flow from one of Australia's most decorated surf writers. But it's not just words, he did it. He packed up the Toyota, hitched ...
"For an entire year beginning in February 2010, travel bloggers Kyle and Briana of RollGlobal.org traveled to 19 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe, tracking their daily expenses to prove that it is ...
Created on Sat Jan 5, 2013
*** 2012 brought all kinds of delights and hilarious disasters behind the scenes around here. Here's a gallery of photos I hope you'll enjoy as I look at the pictures and events that shaped the year. ...

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