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Gone Campin’ (Part 3)

Jan 09, 13 Gone Campin’ (Part 3)

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In Part 1 I have reasons to camp. In Part 2 I wrote about shelter, sleeping gear, lights, lighters, food, and stoves as the beginning needs for camping. In this last part, I will talk about some of the other goods that one needs to bring on a camping trip.

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Gone Campin’ (Part 2)

Jan 08, 13 Gone Campin’ (Part 2)

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Okay, so now that I have laid out reasons to camp, I thought it might be helpful to talk about what you will need for an extended camping trip.

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Gone Campin’ (Part 1)

Jan 07, 13 Gone Campin’ (Part 1)

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While many Americans went out to eat and to New Year's Eve parties, I spent the change of year camping in Big Bend National Park (more to come on this topic soon). And it got me thinking about camping as a whole, which, naturally, made me want to write about it.

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Get Out And Travel

Nov 02, 12 Get Out And Travel

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Traveling around the country and the world provides experiences that can only enhance our lives. Worldwide travel is obviously pushed often, but I think it’s important to consider domestic travel, too.

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Songs About Places (Part 2)

Oct 15, 12 Songs About Places (Part 2)

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Yesterday, I listed some popular songs about places in America; today, I’ve broadened out. These songs have an international theme.

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Songs About Places (Part 1)

Oct 14, 12 Songs About Places (Part 1)

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Do you know the way to San Jose? That’s the question posed by Dionne Warwick in the 1968 song of the same title.

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The Big Plunge

Oct 13, 12 The Big Plunge

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In the minds of many, Niagara Falls is tied to weddings and barrels. So many couples have chosen to start their new lives together here that has become known as the “Honeymoon Capital of the World.”

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Why People Eat Yak

Oct 10, 12 Why People Eat Yak

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I ate yak for the first time last week while on vacation in Colorado, and while you might expect it to “taste like chicken,” it didn’t.

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Eating Where You Live

Oct 05, 12 Eating Where You Live

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“Mother Nature is an edible food basket,” Hopi farmer Max Taylor told me. “There’s a surge of interest in collecting native plants. Everyone is going organic.”

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Monument Valley

Oct 04, 12 Monument Valley

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You begin to get a sense of just how large the Navajo Nation is when you drive from Flagstaff to Monument Valley. Covering more than 27,000 square miles of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico, the reservation extends north 70 miles on US 89.

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