EveryTrail App

I’ve been out walking the world a bit and haven’t posted in several months. One of the things I’ve discovered very recently is a cool mobile app called EveryTrail. This app tracks your trip (hike, bike, paddle, etc.) via your mobile device’s GPS and allows you to do things such as make maps, add photos,…

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Ranger at the NWDA Nationals

A few weeks back I decided to make the trip to the National Working Dog Association National Weight Pull as Ranger had qualified to attend when he pulled in Michigan at the beginning of November. We loaded up and traveled from Indiana to Pennsylvania to compete, where Ranger earned two 2nd place finishes in his…

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Gear Closet Cleanout Sale

Hey all,   I was cleaning out my gear closet and discovered that I have entirely too much stuff in there. I have a lot of dog packs for reasons I won’t get into here, but I want to get them out of my closet and into the hands of people who will use them….

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Year of Big Ideas

Wow, it’s March already and I haven’t posted this for you guys. The Dirtbag Diaries Year of Big Ideas 2011 episode.   I’m in there, but I’ll let you guess which one I am.   It may not be the start of a new calendar year, but I just heard a little song bird outside…

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Year in Review

Earlier in 2010 I decided to set a goal for myself to walk or bike 400 miles in 2010. This seemed like a completely attainable goal—and it would have been if I’d not started having some health problems. I was tired often and wrote it off as stress. I figured exercising regularly would help. It…

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