Camping ahead of a subtropical depression – what’s the worst that could happen?

The crunch of gravel in between pelts of rainfall. That's what woke me up. Dawn was still far away as evidenced by the lack of light that penetrated through the thin fabric of our tent. Though the hour was late, my eyes were wide open and sleep would not be returning soon. Had the noise … Continue reading Camping ahead of a subtropical depression – what’s the worst that could happen?

The AllTrails App: How one simple tool helped me discover hidden paths and secret trails in my backyard

The temperature was a comfortable, albeit cool, 61 degrees F as we reached our destination - a log cabin located in North Carolina's high country, which my dad and stepmom had rented for the week. The cabin's interior was a gorgeous open floor plan featuring exposed wood from floor to ceiling. The exterior ... well, … Continue reading The AllTrails App: How one simple tool helped me discover hidden paths and secret trails in my backyard

No Signal: A story about connection when connectivity stinks

Twenty degrees. That's roughly the difference in temperature between my hometown and the mountains at this time of year. Considering it is no reaching the nineties (32C) and the fact that our air conditioning has decided to take some time off work, we decided a change of scenery was in order. Tents and sleeping bags … Continue reading No Signal: A story about connection when connectivity stinks