In 2010 we went from car camping to hiking and backpacking in six months. I reflect on what instigated that change, and how we are going to keep on getting out. [8 pictures]
I’ve not taken a self portrait in a while – so it is time to redress that situation.
An afternoon being taught fly fishing on Lake Taneycomo. After several hours of practice – do I look like a fly fisherman yet? [6 Pictures]
We’ve been a tad busy of late, so I took a day off and just sat in the back yard.
Building an eight foot long, recessed bookcase for the hall. [Four Pictures]
Link to the CBS Local article. … Thanks Associated Press & CBS Local. Had me worried for just a moment. Turns out my picture was being used to illustrate an article about Missouri Licenses no longer being valid ID for… Continue Reading →
With temperatures down to 18°F (-8°C) and six-seven inches of snow on the ground, I thought it would be a good opportunity to check how my hiking clothing fared. I also thought it’d be fun to check how well my huaraches and woolen toe socks held up in the conditions.
Pre-shoot equipment test, and I asked Ginger to be my stand-in model…
Saturday night youth lock-out followed by a Sunday morning service and picnic at Camp Shawio.
I’ve had a long outstanding arrangement to take Jonathan out in one of our kayaks. Last week we agreed some mutually convenient times, and today we finally got out on the water.
We both have had long days at the computer recently, so the idea of sitting out in the back yard burning off a few of our deadfall limbs and twigs was a welcome diversion.
I’ve now finished my third year of EfM – Education for Ministry. Ministry in this context refers to service, not as many of my UK friends and family thought, ordination. Though I do have to admit I kept that snippet of information quiet when talking to my Buddhist uncle,
Resting on the trail out from Piney Creek Wilderness