Monthly Archives: September 2016

Kennedy Meadows, The Beginning of the Eastern Sierras

Kennedy Meadows felt like home. As I began the drive into the mountains after hours in the high desert and on the interstate getting back to the back roads and the pine trees sure felt good. I’ve read so many books on through hiking the PCT (The Cactus Eaters is one of my favorites)  and …

Snake Situation Awareness

Our first night in the eastern sierras I’m proud to say I did not shit myself. I know, I know, not simple life goals that most people take for granite but I hate snakes and as soon as I approached the campsite creek the first creature I saw was a snake. Luckily it was a Gardner snake …

Crock Pot Brat Extraviganza

Once upon a time in a far away land surrounded by bier, brats and more bier and brats I celebrated Oktoberfest the right way. By drinking vats of bier and ingesting thousands of currywursts for five days straight. I also slept in a soggy tent in a field smelling like mold and enjoyed not having …