My collection of backpacks

I have an addiction to backpacks! I love getting a new backpack, day pack, messenger bag, etc and I have amassed a collection I’ll never, ever use again. Several weeks ago, we held a garage sale and I parted with about four of them.  Unfortunately, I quickly replaced them with three more.   However, looking back […]

How to completely screw up car camping!

Earlier this week I published a post on my trip to Colorado.  The trip wasn’t a backpacking trip.  It was a full blown, car camping, glamping trip.  I took a tent that stood 6’7″ tall so I could stand up to change clothes, a queen sized cot, a queen mattress, side table, and floor mats. […]

Travel: Colorado and the mistakes I made!

Is there anyone that doesn’t love Colorado.? I’m sure those people exist, but honestly, I don’t want to meet those people!  Sure, there are wildfires and traffic is generally bad, but holy gawd, this place is beautiful. My first trip to Colorado was in the late 70s when we would take family camping vacations.  I […]