Author Archives: mrbream

TGGEQ Update No. 6 – Collect All Four

Plans change. I had all intentions of heading down to southwest Georgia to log several of the TGGEQ caches more or less located along the state line between Georgia and Alabama.  However, weather forecasts, up to and including Saturday morning, … Continue reading

Posted in Day Hike, Day Trip, Dowdell's Knob, Earth Cache, Earthcache, FDR State Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park, Geocaching, GeoQuest, Georgia State Parks, Geotour, Little White House, Meriwether County, Meriwether County Georgia, Pine Mountain, Pine Mountain Trail, Virtual Cache | 2 Comments

Hammock Camping on a Budget Revisited: OK, What’s Next?

Back in June 2013 I posted an entry to this blog titled Hammock Camping on a Budget in which I described a few ways to assemble a ‘starter set’ of hammock camping gear without breaking the bank.  To my surprise, … Continue reading

Posted in bug net, bugnet, Camping, Dutchware, DutchWare Gear, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Forums, Hammock Gear, Hammock Gear Incubator, Hammock Gear The Journey, Hammock Gear Underquilt, Top Quilt | 1 Comment

I Love It When A Plan Comes Together…

I’ve been trying to get this entry going for a week or so.  I’ve started and stopped three or four times but never really got going quite in the direction that I wanted.  I think I’ve got it now. You … Continue reading

Posted in Camping, Dutchware, DutchWare Gear, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Forums, Hammock Gear, Hammock Gear The Journey, Hammock Stand, Hex Tarp, Tensa Outdoor, Tensa4, Tensa4 Hammock Stand | Leave a comment

First Impressions – Hammock Gear ‘The Journey’ Winter Tarp

Ready for another First Impressions entry? After trying out the Tensa 4 hammock stand that I received as my anniversary present from ConnieLou for our 30th Anniversary last year, I realized that my 12-foot Wilderness Logics Big Daddy tarp was … Continue reading

Posted in Dutchware, DutchWare Gear, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Forums, Hammock Gear, Hammock Gear The Journey, Hammock Stand, Tensa Outdoor, Tensa4, Tensa4 Hammock Stand, Uncategorized, Winter Tarp | 8 Comments

Three O’clock In The Morning Is An Uncivilized Hour…

Three o’clock in the morning is an uncivilized hour. Even for getting up to get dressed and ready for a day trip to The City that Never Sleeps, 3:00 is an uncivilized hour.  Yet that’s what we were doing.  We … Continue reading

Posted in Central Park, Day Trip, Earth Cache, Earthcache, Geocaching, Harry Potter, Harry Potter A History of Magic, New York, New York City, New York Historical Society, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter | Leave a comment

Testing, Testing, One, Two, Testing, Testing…

I’ve decided it time (OK, way past time) to try a new photo size rather  than my usual 450 x 338 pixels so I thought I’d post a few samples to see how they worked with the template borders… First … Continue reading

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The Great Georgia Earthcache Quest – Update No. 5 – And In With The New

We didn’t get out to go caching on New Year’s Day.  I spent the morning tending some ribs on the grill and we all spent the afternoon piddling around and taking advantage of our last chance to be lazy before … Continue reading

Posted in Athens, Athens Georgia, Black Shoals Park, Geocaching, GeoQuest, Geotour, Haralson Historic District, Haralson Mill Covered Bridge | 2 Comments

The Great Georgia Earthcache Quest – Update No. 4 – Out With the Old…

…the old year that is.  Goodbye 2018 and begone!  While 2018 wasn’t all that bad for me personally, I have too many friends and family members that have experienced losses, challenges and hardships and are ready to put 2018 in … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Cache, Earthcache, Fort Tyler, Geocaching, GeoQuest, Georgia, Geotour, Virtual Cache | 9 Comments

2018-10-27 – The Great Georgia EarthCache Quest – Update No. 3 – Hotlanta

Or maybe that should be Coollanta, fall has finally arrived.  Hopefully it will stay a few weeks. Normally, going into Atlanta is something I generally try to avoid on the weekends.  I have to pass through town most every weekday … Continue reading

Posted in Centennial Olympic Park, Earth Cache, Earthcache, Geocaching, Virtual Cache | Leave a comment

First Impressions – Tensa Outdoors’ Tensa4 Hammock Stand

Time for another First Impressions entry…keep in mind that these entries are just my first impressions of a piece of gear based on one or two uses.  They’re NOT full blown reviews based on extensive use over time. OK, yeah, … Continue reading

Posted in Camping, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Forums, Hammock Stand, Tensa Outdoor, Tensa4, Tensa4 Hammock Stand | 7 Comments