Escape the City – 1

Escape the City – 1

The following article is one of – what I hope may become a longer running series – schedule permitting. All content – except where noted is made up of excerpts from “Escape the City: A How-To Homesteading Guide” by Travis...
Life in the Desert

Life in the Desert

We live on the very edge of Tucson, within a half mile of one of the National Parks that bookmark the city.  Since Mrs. Dean and I met in Wisconsin, we’ve been migrating to warmer climates – Dallas, then West Texas, then Tucson.  About the only place that’s warmer...
My ride is mid-engined and has flappy paddle shifters

My ride is mid-engined and has flappy paddle shifters

(Oh Powers That Be, please accept this humble offering and consign it to a time slot of great worthiness, such as Wednesday evening.) You’d think that living in a one room off-the-grid cabin at the end of a dead end road in North Nowhere Vermont would be weird enough,...
A Glibertarians Exclusive: Bear At Fortymile IV

A Glibertarians Exclusive: Bear At Fortymile IV

A Glibertarians Exclusive: Bear at Fortymile IV September 7th The day dawned bright and sunny, and I awoke feeling surprisingly good, considering how tired and sore I’d been when I went to sleep.  I got up, dropped my tent, packed up my gear in the big frame pack,...
We’re Coming to Get You

We’re Coming to Get You

NOTE: (This article was supposed to have been written in September with a request to TPTB to publish on September 26. But, well, life, etc. Thus, almost two months later, I submit this memory of one of the most emotional days in Australian sport). At 5:22pm Eastern...