Overland Expo to TBEX: The Rain in Maine

When I last left you in the Overland Expo to TBEX saga, we were leaving Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire a couple nights earlier than expected. The combination of the iPhone debacle and worsening weather led us to the conclusion it was time to take our chances elsewhere. And with few Apple stores in the area, we had …

Overland Expo to TBEX: Franconia Notch State Park

After surviving our frenetic entrance to Franconia Notch and our first night in the new tent, it was time to explore. The rain had subsided to an occasional sprinkle so we could get out and see what New Hampshire was all about. My buddy Will Clay suggested this stop and I was looking forward to getting serious with my baby… …

Postcards from Real Life: Get Out the Map

Today’s postcard was supposed to be about slowing down and exploring as the wind blows us… getting out the map and moving from place to place dictated only by whimsy. Since we’re now firmly in Stage 2 of the Overland Expo to TBEX expedition, the stage that was supposed to be about free-form journey, we should be traveling loosely by …

Granola Review: iPhone Otterbox

This was not a product I actually intended to review when I bought it but after putting it through its paces the last few months I thought my iPhone OtterBox deserved a shout out. A tale of abuse… Clearly I spend a lot of time outdoors and in a variety of environments. I do not take it easy on my …