Deer season has come and gone. I spent some quality time sitting in a tree. Waiting. Sitting. Hoping. Fidgeting. Although no deer ambled my way, it was still not a bad place to spend some time. Luckily another fella got a doe, so I still will end up with yummy meat, a hide to tan…
If you go out in the woods today, a “fun” mix of ice and snow and and mud await you. Turns out it’s still kind of winter out there, as I learned during my weekend hike around Owen Sound.
I need a lightweight tent big enough for me and the pup. I have been drooling at the tarptents from Tarptent for many moons, but they are somewhat pricey especially with the Cdn dollar these days. Plus I wanted a prettier colour.
Jan 16, 2016 The plan was to sleep in a quincee. The second plan was to sleep in a snow coffin. The weather did not decide to cooperate for either ideas. A rain storm made much of the snow vanish and turned the rest into uncooperative chunks of ice. We will sleep in a cool snow…
January 8th. A Friday night camping expedition close to home. I packed up, grabbed the pooch and scurried off into the woods after work.
January 1 arrives as it does:with all the pomp and ceremony you care to muster. I do appreciate that we (as a society) feel the need to mark the arrival of a new year, and the departure of the old, as an occasion to celebrate. It is delightful.
Well, it’s 2016 and what have you done? Another year over, a new one is just begun. So call it a resolution, or a challenge, or an adventure, but…. I am going to sleep outside for 100 nights this calendar year.