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An Ode to My Truck

July 10, 2019 by
An Ode to My Truck

Back in 2005 I bought a new truck, specifically a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 with the Cummins Diesel. Prior to that, I’d never considered myself a “truck person”. My first car (that I bought myself anyway) was a 1989 Toyota … Continue reading

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Teardrop: A Short Shakedown Trip

January 16, 2019 by
Teardrop: A Short Shakedown Trip

It’s been a quiet few months photography wise. After my trip to Bosque in early December, not much has happened, at least with a camera in front of my eye. Between the shutdown and our busy live, we canceled our … Continue reading

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Teardrop: Pushing Towards the Finish

December 4, 2018 by
Teardrop: Pushing Towards the Finish

I’ve been silent on the Teardrop project for a while. After the mad rush to get it rolling, licensed and to California, it’s mostly been sitting. I’ve been back and forth to Texas to empty and rent our home there, … Continue reading

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Exploring Joshua Tree

September 11, 2018 by
Exploring Joshua Tree

Now that I live in San Diego, Joshua Tree National Park is only a few hours away so I’ve got the access to spend more time there exploring. Last weekend I set out to do some scouting for my upcoming … Continue reading

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Being Eaten by Coyotes

August 24, 2014 by
Being Eaten by Coyotes

Being woken by howling predators, I began to think that the choice to sleep on the ground exposed under the stars might have been a bad idea. The Texas pan handle is hot in early June. The high temperature that … Continue reading

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