Survival

Last week when I talked about safety in the backcountry, I had no idea I’d be struggling to find safety in my own city just a few days later. Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I, along with Fred and George, were among the millions who got caught stupidly unprepared for a crippling weather situation in …

Postcards from Real Life: Good Weather

One of the things I believe in…. and I try to get Fred and George to understand in spite of their complaints, is that we can explore in all kinds of weather. Each scenario offers it’s own unique view of a landscape, regardless of whether it’s the forests of the Smokies, the deserts of the Mojave, or anything in between. …

Postcards from Real Life: Winter

We’re in the thick of winter finally. It was beginning to look like we wouldn’t have to break out the heavy coats here in Georgia this season but it is here now. And just in time for me to head off to Tremont for the Winter Woody Plant ID class. The funny thing is that I’m no longer acclimated to …