The Margarita Margarita Sames, a Dallas socialite, boasts that she invented the Margarita in 1948 during a visit to her Acapulco vacation home. Like any self-respecting socialite, she named her new creation after herself. However, as is the case with most drink origins, this tale is a little dubious. There are numerous other claims as… Read more »
People have been asking me what sort of goodies I carry with me in my Think Tank 10 Cable Management bag. So here goes.
Recently I was a guest on the Cool Tools podcast where I presented four cool tools I find useful and hope others will too. Give it a listen!
Presenting the Boldr Expedition Everest, an automatic field watch with rugged good looks.
For this edition of Unboxed, I try to come clean with the BattlBox April 2017 subscription box which claims to be a Dopp kit.
For the final beverage of Negroni Week, we turn away from the potent spirit-forward drinks and to the civilized variant known as the Coffee Negroni (a/k/a the Caffègroni).
Negroni Week rolls on, and today I take a look at another Negroni-like cocktail—The Agavoni—using tequila instead of gin.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: Panasonic Lumix TS4 Camera
The Panasinic Lumix TS4: waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, and freezeproof with a full-on Quad-Indicator.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: Goal Zero Nomad 3.5
What do you do when your satellite-connected smartphone runs out of power when you’re on the trail? Simple. Recharge it with Goal Zero’s Guide 10 Plus Battery Pack/Nomad 3.5 Solar Panels.
John Muir Trail Gear Check: SPOT Connect
One of the problems a family man faces when setting out on the John Muir Trail is letting his family know that he’s okay, or, perhaps more importantly, letting someone know when he needs help. Enter the SPOT Connect.
Road to Adventure: Gearing Up for the John Muir Trail
A pre-launch countdown of my John Muir Trail hike.
How to Keep Your Collars Stiff and Happy
With these titanium multi-tool collar stays, my collars have never been crisper. Plus, I’m handy to have around for opening a frosty beverage.
Making Hot Sauce
I don’t make enough stuff. So, to correct that oversight, I’m making hot sauce.