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Still in Love with the Van

I haven’t written about my van Chief Pete in almost a year so I thought it important to announce that yes! I still have him and yes! I’m still very much in love with him and no! There are no plans to part ways. Here are some things I did with him this year, besides […]


Warrior Hike, The Trail, and PTS(D)

*****If you do one thing today, PLEASE vote for Sean Gobin as a 2015 CNN Hero. You don’t even have to read this blog post, just trust me.***** This Spring I was working as a dishwasher at the Pine House Café in Mt. Laguna, California, 20 miles north of the Mexican border, high in the […]

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How to Do Trail Magic Right

This is a post about trail angeling and trail magic on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), and why perhaps it has become detrimental to the trail and trail culture. Between 2013 and 2015, whether because of the “Wild” movie effect or due to an influx of Appalachian Trail (AT) hikers wanting more trail time or […]

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Lightweight Wordpress Testimonials

Testimonial plugins and theme functions are generally really over-thought and over-wrought, in my opinion. On this website, where I’ve run a cycling cap business since 2005, I’ve collected customer testimonials as comments and displayed them in a simple manner. I created a page called “Feedback“ I solicited customers to write a comment on the Feedback […]

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