Archive for November, 2006

camping pictures

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

A typical campsite setup:

My deer friend from the last day:

A panoramic view stitched together from several pics:

A view from the mountains:


Camping-style Benjamin:

Me at the end of the week:

six days of camping in the woods - journal excerpts

Saturday, November 25th, 2006

I brought Tom Brown Jr.’s Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking with me, and it was the perfect companion.
11/4 - Saturday night
I write by moonlight. (Hope the ink in my pens doesn’t freeze - another advantage of pencils.) So different from last night - a mattress in a warm house with a warm body […]

Twin Oaks - last week (journal)

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

10/28 - Saturday
I had my membership interview on Wednesday morning. The first part is a “story of your life.” Mine lasted for an hour! I never thought I could talk about my own life for that long. After that they went through a set of 80 standard interview questions - pretty boring questions with short […]

Twin Oaks - week 2 (journal)

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

10/21 - Saturday
We took a tour of Acorn and a nearby Earthship this morning. I saw a hot tub and fire circle at Acorn that I didn’t know existed while I was there. The Earthship was the first of its kind that I’ve seen. I was impressed that a livable, low-energy structure could be created […]