Category Archives: Gear Reviews

Minimalist running equipment, backpacking equipment, and everything in between!

Pocari Sweat… Best Name for a Sports Drink!

Ok, I normally closet off the nerdy parts of myself so I can fit in to polite society. My deep confession is this: I want to go to Japan… Pretty much all of Japan. So, I watch Travel Vlogs like … Continue reading

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Backpacking in Fivefingers

After two days, these shoes were dirty. To be fair they had spent the majority of time off trail…. Vibram took boat shoes a few years ago and made them into a phenomena. They fibbed a little on the science … Continue reading

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Backpacking Recovery – Check out the Big Horn Lamb… Little Horn Lamb…

Ok, over the last 5 days I have hiked up pretty much 7000 feet of elevation and descended the same. My legs hurt, and I took it slow. The kids did great, but I’m wiped out. So, short post of a … Continue reading

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The Car is Back

My car was out of commission for a few days, but now it is back. It’s nice to get back to having my own vehicle. Being on one vehicle with a 30 minute one way commute for one of us … Continue reading

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Busted Tires and Pot Holes

Hit a pot hole Saturday morning at the Market Street United in Amarillo, they’ve been champs about it so far. They’re going to help pay for the repairs, but I’ll miss my car for the next few days while I’m … Continue reading

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Toddler Adventures in Palo Duro

Yesterday the weather was incredible for the first time in a while, and J had run a fever the day before but didn’t have one this morning. She was stuck out of day care with a pretty good supply of … Continue reading

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