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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!
Gear

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.
Gear

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

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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

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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

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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