Pismo with the Purple Buggy

Pismo with the Purple Buggy

Last weekend saw us heading up to Pismo Beach, with my dad, my brother, and my dad’s newly restored jeep, dubbed the Purple Buggy. It was a very exciting day for me and my brother because we spent a LOT of time in the back seat of this jeep when we were little. I still remember how excited I would get when dad would bring us to school in this baby. There are countless camping adventure memories that come to mind.

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Brand new

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Review: Colby Valve emergency valve stems

Review: Colby Valve emergency valve stems

Ever had a flat tire?  Most people have experienced at least one, and when you are on the highway it’s an inconvenient hassle.  Now, when you’re in the middle of nowhere on the trail, that hassle multiplies exponentially.  I have always been taught that while off road, you repair your tire instead of using your spare, because once the spare goes on, the day is done, and you head for pavement. Since the last thing I want to do is to have to call a trip early, due to a mechanical failure, I carry a comprehensive tire kit.

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Thanksgiving weekend in the SoCal Desert

Thanksgiving weekend in the SoCal Desert

Hard to believe but it has already been 5 months.  We have no idea how, or where the time went, but that’s what the calendar says.

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Gobble til you wobble

To be honest, we know where the time has gone.  We have been camping.

We normally take advantage of the long Thanksgiving weekend to head out, and this year it was out to Death Valley with a few of our friends from American Adventurist.

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First Daddy Daughter camping trip

First Daddy Daughter camping trip

Paige was out of town for a girls weekend and I did not want to sit at home all weekend so we ventured out for our first Daddy Daughter camping trip.

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My packing skills are on point

We headed out Friday night after dropping Paige at the airport and made our way to Holcomb Valley just north of Big Bear CA.  We did not have much of a plan for the weekend, just enjoy the outdoors. Continue reading “First Daddy Daughter camping trip”