The woods, up close, from someone who likes to walk there.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Kayak Shack Materials List & Construction Notes
This is the materials list for the kayak storage shed/rack I built. All lumber is pressure treated. I used the following: 2 sheets of...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Chasing Ghosts: Another Hunt Story
A biologist might describe a deer as a hooved ruminant. She'd be wrong. Deer are ghosts. They materialize in the forest out of thin ...
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Building a Small Backup Solar Electric System
When Hurricane Maria hit and caused such hardship in Puerto Rico and other areas, I was inspired to review our disaster preparations. Alth...
Sunday, February 11, 2018
A Retirement Planning Adventure
Retirement planning is, to me, a confusing and daunting endeavor. However, recently I stumbled across an article about retirement financials...
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Almost exactly a year ago, I made a grand pronouncement here that I am not a trophy hunter . It's only fitting that today I report the ...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Plywood Boat Build FAQ
In this post, I will attempt to answer some of the Frequently Asked Questions about my homemade plywood boat (view the video here or read ...
Monday, May 8, 2017
Plywood Boat Build
This is the story of how I built a small wooden boat. [ diagram showing rough dimensions ]** I have been wanting a one-person hard-she...
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