03-Aug-2016butterfly on the grass
Spotted while walking the dogs this afternoon. Battus philenor?
15-May-2016wildflower blooming in asphalt
14-Feb-2016Spent the day at the property. Built a fire. Made some lunch.
17-Nov-2015The 25 Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer | Outside Online
Source: The 25 Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer | Outside Online
I would add: “The Gobi Desert – The Adventures of Three Women Travelling Across the Gobi Desert in the 1920s”.
19-Jul-2014Hiking around the Marin Headlands
More info here: http://www.nps.gov/goga/marin-headlands.htm
15-Jul-2014Rodeo Beach at the Marin Headlands
17-Aug-2012review: “Quanah” Damascus Knife from DealSergeant.com
This is a Damascus knife I ordered from DealSergeant.com. Pretty cool piece of steel. Got it on sale for $60US.
From Deal Sergeant’s product description:
Quanah Parker (1850-1911) was among the last of the free-ranging Comanche warriors who once terrorized the high plains. Parker ascended to the rank of war chief through brave acts in almost constant […]
01-Apr-2012book review: The Complete Book of Outdoor Lore (4th printing: 1966)
Found this gem at the thrift store for sixty cents (sixty-five cents after tax). Do they even sell burlap sacks or potato sacks anymore?
31-Mar-2012Silk worm web at Cooper Lake
20-Feb-2012gear review: Ontario TAK-1 knife
Quick overview of a new toy I got in the mail today, an Ontario TAK-1 knife — fixed blade, plain edge. Thing came out of the box SHARP as hell. Slices through cardboard and business cards like butter.
It’s a bit longer than I expected, which is my own fault for not researching the products […]