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Explore Gear: Nite Ize Financial Tool

By On January 5, 2017

Last November, I started making my Christmas wish list.  In the process, I discovered a whole new category of gear that I had never thought about before: credit card sized multi-tools.  These… Read More

Opening the Citizen Eco-Drive Watch feels like something special!

Explore Gear: Citizen Eco-Drive Watch

By On December 9, 2016

As a casual explore, my watch is one of my most important pieces of gear.  Unfortunately, I have struggled to find watches that can keep up with my explorations. I had a… Read More

Pouring Water into Brew Buddy

Explore Gear: Primula Single Serve Coffee Brew Buddy

By On December 9, 2016

As an explorer, I love coffee.  As an explorer, I’m typically out and about – maybe hiking on a trail or camping out under the stars or even enjoying the comforts of… Read More


Explore the Timex Weekender Stripe Watch

By On August 7, 2016

I am not a watch collector.  I like to have one very practical watch.  I work hard, at the hospital, and I play hard with my family (hiking, sporting events etc.)  I… Read More


Explore Exofficio Women’s “Give and Go” Underwear

By On August 7, 2016

It is soooo not like me to want to review underwear, but I admit that I totally purchased these because of the tag (see image above) and I would hate for you… Read More


Explore: Bose Quiet Comfort 15 Headphones

By On July 19, 2016

I do not have a lot of knowledge about headphones.  I have not owned any good pairs, prior to this pair.  I am simply a person who likes to occasionally explore without… Read More

The teardrop shape of many of the caravans adds a nice design touch.

Explore Small Businesses to Support: Vintage Overland (Trailers)

By On July 16, 2016

Susan and I have been making plans to expand our exploration zone beyond Colorado and Utah for years.  We recently purchased a Subaru Outback, so we would have car that could tow… Read More


Explore Gear: Summit Canyon Mountaineering

By On July 15, 2016

Summit Canyon Mountaineering offers the gear that helps our family explore! For a close to a decade before we moved to the Grand Valley, we felt like explorers without adequate gear. We… Read More


Explore Gear: the Hydro Flask

By On July 10, 2016

We’ve had many water bottles through the years.  Many broke (imagine a kid throwing it onto the soccer field multiple times), and many melted (imagine the same kid putting it on the… Read More


Explore Gear: Oofos Sandals

By On July 9, 2016

I was at an Apple Festival, in Cedaredge, CO,  with my family when I wondered into a small shoe store where they were highlighting their Oofos sandals.  I tried them on, as… Read More