Camp Life has a way of accentuating simple pleasures: a nice warm shower, quiet, clear nights, with brilliant stars, an outdoor privy with a nice view. Camp Life, not unlike Boat Life offers simplicity by it’s limitations. On cooking days, I generally don’t leave the camp. My commute is less than 20 steps. I goContinue reading “Simple Things”
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Working seasonally is a lot like Summer Camp. There are many people that you only see during your work season. Shenanigans are a given, and there’s a distinct sense of some other place. When you work seasonally, the real world feels left behind. In my current Camp Life, I’m on my own about 90% ofContinue reading “Camp Life”
Day 1 Shopping
Starting a seasonal kitchen from scratch can seem daunting.
I had to ask myself why I made the decisions I made, and if I would make the same decisions again.
Winter Camping: Morning
The memory of the fire from the previous night motivated me enough to get up to build another.
Reentry To The Beginning
One of our basic needs is the need for security. COVID attacks that need in so many ways.
In spite of any attributed bravery, I also have a keen flight response.
I was talking to a friend recently, describing all the things I carry in my truck. It’s a lot of stuff. It was a lot before I built out the back for Truck Camping, so now it’s even more. I carry camping supplies and food and water, and a lot of sundries like duck tapeContinue reading “Being Prepared”
By Water Or By Land
For me this is what boat life is: Work, Eat, Sleep. Maybe once a week I’d get off the boat to buy snacks and other essentials. If the work is enriching, having little else to distract me is ok. At most, I might read some, pray a lot, watch a binge worthy show every night,Continue reading “By Water Or By Land”