The Endless Gear Quest

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I’m live chating with an outdoor gear company right now.  I’m looking for a handheld GPS that I can load maps into and charge from a USB port.  I’m not sure if this exists.

They aren’t sure if this exists either…

I’m sitting here sipping Chai and looking forward to the day I can finally push my sailboat back in the ocean and crash along through the waves and get soaked with salt spray.  Once I get there I’ll probably be wet and miserable and ready to do anything for a warm cafe and a cup of Chai.  Such is life though eh?

Turns out it does exist.  Sort of.  For about $400… Continue reading

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Standing Rock: Being an Ally

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Standing Rock  Standing Rock, Part 2

I’m back home…and I’ve spent countless hours not really figuring out how to talk about my time at Standing Rock…I still don’t know how to talk about it, I’m still thinking about it…

I wrote a short piece for some friends on “Being an Ally”, and I figured I’d share it with you all as well.  Thoughts, questions, and feedback are welcome… Continue reading