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Tank Full Of Gas, Chapter 14, Part 2: The Last Post On Camping (For Now)

A few incredulous people have asked me why I enjoy camping. I’m an adult. Why forsake all the comforts of home? Why sleep outside in the cold? Why use restrooms where there are bugs that could bite your butt? Why the hassle of setting up and striking camp? I think all of those inconveniences are […]

Tank Full Of Gas, Chapter Fourteen! Camping On The Coast, Part 1.5

We took a lot of photos on this trip. I’m trying to come up with a photo solution. Either on Flickr, which I haven’t been keeping up with, and doesn’t seem to allow me to sort the way I want: chronologically. The technology! To sort chronologically! It evades us! Or by creating a web gallery […]

Tank Full Of Gas, Chapter Fourteen! Camping On The Coast, Part One

People. This trip combined many layers of awesomeness. Decemberists’ concert. Camping. Big trees. Campfire cooking. Sand dunes. Sand in my ass. Coastal vistas. Twisty, fun roads. 520 miles. We left work early on Thursday to make the drive to Eugene for The Decemberists show at 9pm. We wanted to beat traffic, check into our fleabag […]

OTGY: Off The Grid, Y’all

We will be dropping from civilization for approximately the next four days. Meaning, we will be away from internet access. We are going to see my OTHER boyfriend play music tonight in Eugene, then we are camping on the coast until we can’t stand ourselves from lack of showering. Or, until we can no longer […]

Ow! My Noggin!

This site has been temperamental for the past few weeks. It’s always been slow and sometimes it goes off line completely. It seems to get wonky when I publish a new post, or when someone posts a comment. And editing a published post is the most delicate operation. My site has crashed for hours after […]