Offroad and on the Trails

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Backroad Exploration, Local Treasures

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In my previous post, Top 10 Things to do Between Trips, “local exploration” was 2nd on the list. Exploring the local (and not-so-local) backroads has been a favorite hobby of mine over the last 15 years, so I thought I should delve into it a little more here. No matter where I have lived, I’ve […]

Top 10 Things To Do Between Trips

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Downtime. That interminable space between road trips. Unless you’re overlanding full time, you’re going to have downtime between your trips. And if your budget is as battered as mine has been in 2013, it makes it worse with fewer trips and correspondingly longer breaks between. The way I deal with the downtime is to do […]

Administrative note: Email Updates and the RSS Feeds

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It seems that Google has finally let a major part of its FeedBurner acquisition die off. It had been working for the most part for several months, but the email notifications have finally gone bye-bye. That had an impact here as I’d been using FeedBurner for both RSS syndication and for email updates to those […]

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Dutch Oven

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  The modern Dutch Oven (DO) has always intrigued me. A versatile cooking vessel, most often made of cast iron, it is used with hot coals below it, but also on the lid. In this way heat is generated from above as well as below, cooking more evenly. I should state up front that I’m […]