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Utility Kilt

Yes, I wear utility kilts. Mainly around the home and when I’m hiking/backpacking. I find them exceptionally comfortable and practical. It’s a shame they are not as socially acceptable as they ought to be.

If you’ve not tried it, don’t knock it. And if you have, you’ll probably agree with me on their dare I say it? Utility…

Pees Hollow, Counter-clockwise For a Change – The last time Ginger and I went backpacking together was in August 2017. For this trip, Ginger chose the trail — Hercules Glades Wilderness, Pees Hollow trail, and I chose the route — Counter-clockwise. [14 Pictures]

Gary and the Truck Cab on the Pees Hollow Trail. [3 pictures]

Solo Backpacking at Piney Creek Wilderness — After a busy week, I made a snap decision to go backpacking. [35 Pictures and lots of words]

Pees Hollow Backpacking Trip – My new Hammock arrived last week and I couldn’t wait any longer to try it out. [54 pictures and lots of words]

Gary Modestly Posing at Brushy Creek. [2 Pictures]

It was time to go out on my long awaited backpacking trip with a hammock. Plan ‘A’ was for us to go on a quick, one-night visit to Hercules Glades Wilderness. When Ginger decided she wasn’t going, I quickly came up with Plan ‘B’ which transformed the quick one-nighter into a solo three-day, Friday through Sunday trip. [55 Pictures and lots of words]

Black and white photograph of Gary Allman standing at his desk

At My Desk – B&W. Working from home has its advantages … [5 pictures]

Color photograph of Gary Allman standing at his desk

At My Desk – Color. Working from home has its advantages … [5 pictures]

Photograph of the 2017 total solar eclipse seen through the trees of the Mark Twain National Forest near the Berryman / Ozark trail in MIssouri

Our plans for viewing the eclipse were to go backpacking and watch the eclipse from the Mark Twain National Forest [17 pictures]

Photograph of Gary Allman wearing a Steam Punk outfit featuring a kilt and leather vest

Steam Punk Wedding Outfit – I decided to go all-out on a costume for my sister’s wedding. [1 picture]

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