Dad’s In Idaho May 2012

Bobby and I had a great time in Idaho. The weather finally warmed up for a trip outdoors, but it was still a little chilly on our outing. I think it got down to 29 degrees! Bobby’s tent. He chose smooth terrain but on an incline. Found a nice clearing

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Maxpedition Rat Wallet Review

Don’t Say It From the minute I took it out of the box, the word lingered in the air, unspoken. Man-purse. The wife snickered. “It’s not a man-purse” I said, only halfway believing it myself. “I didn’t say a thing” she said. But I knew what that snicker was. We

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Otterbox 3250 Review

One of the issues with being a nerd who likes the outdoors is that I have a lot of small electronics that I don’t want to get wet if I’m camping near a lake or out on the water. Camera, phone, thumb drives, batteries, it all adds up. Even if

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AAA Flashlight Roundup

Ever since I was a young boy living in the remote wilderness of, uh, southern California, I’ve always liked flashlights.My dad was an electronics engineer, and he used to take them apart and put battery packs in them, making them rechargeable. We used to go camping a lot, and we

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