As I work out a good way to hang my hammock with a minimum of knotwork (that derates the cord and is complicated to tie, especially in the dark) and metal hardware (that’s heavy), I settled on whoopie slings. Grizzly … Read the rest “Hammock Suspension: Whoopie Slings with a Fixed Eye Loop”
I had a doctor’s appointment on Thursday last week. The objective was to get another blood test and to get another MRI of my head to see if I was ready to get some low dose follow-up chemo. I got … Read the rest “Cancer Update, Doctor’s Visit 4 Feb, 2010”
Just this evening I took receipt of a pair of Magicshine bike lights. These things have been around for awhile and there’s lots of discussion about them around the web. They’ve got their fans, and certainly their detractors.
I got … Read the rest “Bike Lights”
6 January 2010 got me going on the indoor trainer for the first time of the year. I’m not in very good shape for outdoor riding yet, and besides, it’s even chilly down here in Texas. I’d be relegated to … Read the rest “First Trainer Ride of 2010”
Christmas found me pretty happy this year. After my wife got home from emergency calls, we exchanged gifts. She got me an ENO Doublenest hammock for backpacking. Right now, I only plan on using it for summer backpacking, but many … Read the rest “ENO Doublenest hammock”
I made these awhile ago, but currently the details only reside on a web forum. I wanted a better place to put them.
Alright, here goes nothing. I am placing an order with thru-hiker for the materials to sew TWO … Read the rest “My Homemade Hiking Quilts”
Ok, so I’m trying to catch up on some posts. Seeing as how I’m going to have to go through a significant recovery process to regain my physical form, I’ve been picking up some tools to help me pull that … Read the rest “Fun with heart rate monitors”