Category Archives: Hammock

First Impressions – DutchWare Chameleon

Time for another ‘First Impressions’ entry. I’ve found that I like doing these types of entries because they give me a reference point I can look back on to see how my thoughts and opinions about a piece of gear … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Yep, I survived my 52nd trip around the sun and have started another. When ConnieLou asked me what I wanted for my birthday I had to think about it for a little bit. There’s almost always some little gadget or … Continue reading

Posted in Backpacking, Camping, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Gear, Hammock Gear Incubator, Hammock Gear Underquilt, Incubator 20 | 2 Comments

A Night of Fresh Air

Ready to read about something other than geocaching? I usually spend at least one night most weekends sleeping outside in my hammock out back behind our house. More often than not Jenna will hang up her hammock and tarp and … Continue reading

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The Word for Today is ‘Granola’

ConnieLou and I took Jenna and a couple of her friends camping down at Chattahoochee Bend for the weekend. Taking a group of teenage girls camping is almost always an interesting experience. This time around I learned about words. Not … Continue reading

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I Love a Rainy Night

“Well, I love a rainy night I love a rainy night I love to hear the thunder Watch the lightning When it lights up the sky You know it makes me feel good” Eddie Rabbitt got it right and he’s … Continue reading

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Goin’ Topless…

Got your attention, didn’t I? OK, now get your minds out of the gutter. Nobody’s gettin’ nekkid on this blog. If you haven’t noticed it’s a family friendly place. Not too long ago Jenna asked me why we never hung … Continue reading

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Test Drive…

It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to go play in the woods. Between summer’s heat and a case of plantar fasciitis showing up in my right foot in June, I haven’t gotten out much. Fortunately the weather … Continue reading

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The ‘Great American Backyard Campout’ Mega Giveaway

Originally posted on 365 Atlanta Family:
We are excited about the Great American Backyard Campout, and we want to share that excitement with you! In an effort to encourage families to get outside together more, we are giving away a Mega…

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night…

Anyone else remember the Peanuts cartoon strip with Snoopy sitting on top of his doghouse with a typewriter working on his novel? He begins with the phrase “It was a Dark and Stormy Night” and never gets much further. It … Continue reading

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First Impressions – Therm-a-Rest Down Pillow

I can hear it now. “You’re writing a post about a pillow, really?” Well…sure…why not? Most folks I know like a good pillow, even when camping. When I take the family car camping the one thing everybody makes sure they … Continue reading

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