Back to Back weekends…

So there is this meet up group brought to us by some good folks at my local Great Outdoor Provision Company. The last couple weekends they have coordinated hikes at local state parks. What a nice way to get outdoors. It is a good way to test out some things (like new shoes and what to pack and do I really need a new day pack and that sort of thing) without really running into trouble. The advice of experienced hikers is good to have…

How is anyone ever bored?

For many reasons, Fridays and especially happy hour on Friday (the time, not the half priced kind) is by far my favorite time of the week. Generally work is done and the weekend stretches before you all plans and possibilities. Add in good weather and good friends and life doesn’t get much better. Yesterday afternoon I had to drive to Raleigh for an interview (good news as this unemployment is getting harder to fund all the time). And so I figured I would explore what…