Working For Adventure

Plaid like a Grand-dad

Posted by in Clothing, Product Review

My sister texted me last week about a plaid hoodie at L.L. Bean. I almost threw my phone across the room in pure excitement. Not only do I absolutely love plaid, but a hoodie?! Hello-Goodnight! When I am traveling alone I ditch the scarf and pull up my hoodies. They make it so I am modest and yet they don’t attract attention. (Well not much anyway.) L.L. Bean is a favorite in our family and we regularly travel to Maine to go to the store. Needless to say, I ordered…read more

Allbirds

Posted by in Product Review

As I said in yesterday’s post about my boots, I had to replace/get rid of almost all my old shoes. Limping around everywhere wasn’t a great look. My foot issue was exacerbated by my $120 Birkenstock sandals. A shoe that everyone said would help, only made it worse. The hard sole hit my arch and made the pain unbearable. Then, I came across Allbirds. I was watching a WIRED profile on the the company. And all the key words they spoke about triggered my interest. Touted as the most comfortable shoes…read more

Sleep System!

Posted by in Adventure, Camping, Product Review

When I first started camping I bought a $25 Coleman sleeping bag and I used 2 yoga mats to elevate me off the ground. It wasn’t the most comfortable way to sleep, but it was cheap and it got the job done. Over time, I knew I needed to upgrade my sleep system first. It was paramount to everything else. As you know I go in to my local REI and pick the brains of these geniuses for a while before I make my decision. Here are a few key…read more

Skin Issues

Posted by in Product Review

I have talked about my skin and scalp conditions over the years in a few of my YouTube Videos. And I know some people have similar issues and I thought a nice blog post about it might be a good idea. I used to feel such shame in even acknowledging the fact that I had a problem. I used to shampoo my hair multiple times a day, because I hated people thinking I was dirty. Little did I know that it made things worse. The shame I felt for something…read more

Skip to toolbar