Desert, Dinos and Dirt

After finally getting myself the long illusory setup of a cozy home base from which to explore, I find myself pulled from it for yet another summer away from friends, family and familiarity. It's a "same first letter triplets" kind of post, folks. Yup, got me a real job and all that and still have …

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Being All Adult and Such

Cheers, good readers!! How's it been? As typical, much has happened since the end of the big trip. That interview I cut the trip short for paid off well. I'm 2 weeks in on being a Field GIS Tech with a sweet small engineering firm that I'll never name here. Like to keep personal and …

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Home. 11,156 Miles and 7 Weeks Later

Ugh. Holy shit, it's over. For now. That was a haul unlike any other I've attempted. Trying to find words to encapsulate a trip of such size is difficult, hell, trying to grasp all that was seen and done is a lost cause. Gotta love photos and blogging for keeping track of the memories and …

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Family Funtime

Rolling into Hartland, WI had me nervous initially, but very soon that all went away and a most excellent time was had. For a very long time family for me has consisted of my sister, bro-in-law and their kids. My folks bailed from Wisconsin to the west coast soon after getting married and didn't keep …

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Back in the World

As hard as I tried to post form the road, it didn't really work out. I'll be throwing up a few different posts about the big trip soon. A couple about the trip, then at least one for moto/gear nerds about how all my stuff worked or didn't. It was a goddamn blast, I can …

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Writing About Listening

While I'm one of those people who is perfectly fine with no distraction other than the noise in my head for long stretches of time, now and again it's nice listening to someone else's nonsense to keep from going fucking nuts. Music is dandy, got no problem with it, but it has never distracted from …

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10 Days and a Wakeup

5 working days and 5 pack up and check shit out days and the Silicon Valley experience shall be coming to and end. The hot springs adventure last weekend was the tops. I was the only overnight guest so had the whole place to myself after 8PM. Spent 20 of my 24 hours there either …

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The Transition to ‘Fall’ here in the Land of No Seasons

Why, howdy! Getting back to life here in Silicon Hell post big desert blast took a bit, but things are rolling along nicely again. Had a couple short adventures on Thumper out to previously tread areas. Not too exciting, but enjoyable all the same. I've been having a bit of a mental block about how …

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