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This year, I decided I would FINALLY learn to sleep while camping. It was a long time coming. As I chronicled (extensively) in a few posts over the last 6 months, I’ve had trouble, so much trouble, sleeping comfortably while backpacking. Since my earliest camping memory, I’ve experienced post-sunset night time dread, imagining the forest coming to life around my vulnerable sleeping body. On top of this, would be the inevitable numb… Read More

In line with my sort-of-resolution for the new year, I’ve been trying to take advantage of the weekends to spend more time outside (and less time whining about how I can’t because I work full time). So, this weekend, after a lot of research (probably too much research, I probably spend too much time obsessively reading about potential outdoor adventures) we decided to try some local car camping with 2 other (awesome,… Read More