• Gear Review

    Review of Flip Critts -Adventure Shoes for Two Legged Critters

    Finding a good pair of sandals that feels soft yet supportive while also allowing your feet to breathe is always a challenge. In fact, an 11 year old boy named Carter was having just that problem while on a family vacation. He was trying to explore but either his flip flops were not durable enough or his foam clogs would make his feet sweat and cause blisters. This creative and inventive young man wondered if he could make a shoe…

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    So Long Stinky! Letโ€™s Get Fit!

    After many household runs, work trips, and other commuting, it was time to let Stinky go. There were many times when I was needing to haul more than one person around with me. So I took the boy for one last ride in โ€œDadaโ€™s Truckโ€ And went up to the local Honda Dealer: โ€ฆto pick up my new to me โ€˜truckโ€™ Which I promptly tinted the windows to make it less of a fish bowl: And immediately put it to…

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    Gear Review โ€“ Shining Buddy Head Lamp

    I am constantly fighting with finding a good portable light source while I am out in the garage. Either I donโ€™t have enough light, or the light I have is blinding me. After searching for a โ€˜floodโ€™ type head lamp for a while, I came across a flash sale on the Shining Buddy at amazon: Amazon Link So far, Iโ€™ve been pretty dang impressed with the thing. The light is very evenly dispersed, which was exactly what I was after…