Finding-My-Best-Life-2019, General

Quick Review: Chums Surfshorts Wallet

For many years I’ve used a standard trifold wallet as my main way of carrying my “stuff”. It’s served me well over the years, but something that’s always been a problem is the overall thickness of a trifold. Even with minimal items in the wallet, the amount of material alone, creates a package that is […]

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Finding-My-Best-Life-2019, General

Quick Review: KÜHL Parajax jacket

A couple months ago I started my search for a nice lightweight shell to use when running on cool mornings, or in light rain. I finally made my choice, and I’ve been using the KÜHL Parajax for the past few weeks while Minnesota has been transitioning from Winter to… kinda Spring? Suffice it to say, […]

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Finding-My-Best-Life-2019, General

Fat Bike, meet Bike Rack

UPDATE: I will be writing a new post soon, but for anyone stumbling on this now, I’ve decided to return my Thule T2 Classic. It’s a functional rack, but the stiffness of the mechanisms makes it too unpleasant to work with. More to come… One of the things that I discovered very quickly after getting my fat bike was […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Gear review: Osprey Nebula

Continuing the theme of gear, I recently contemplated the idea of switching from a messenger style bag to a backpack. In the end I decided to go with a backpack. Then began the arduous task of selecting a backpack that I liked. I first hit up an office supply store, but didn’t find anything that […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Catit Flower Fountain

For those of you who are not pet owners, this post will probably be silly and boring, but for those of us with a couple of feline companions, I want to share our experience with a cat water fountain we’ve been using for a month or so. It’s called the Catit Flower Fountain, and it […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Quick review: Harry’s Razors

As most people can guess, I’m not naturally bald, so numerous times every week I shave my head with a standard razor. For many years I’ve used the Gillette Mach 3 and Fusion razors. These razors aren’t cheap however, and I’ve been eyeing some of the new razor offers out there on the internet from […]

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