We have checked in. The first thing unpacked: the Yeti, Kraken, and Coke. Now that my thirst is being quenches the rest of the unpacking can begin!
Earlier this year Vinyl Me, Please declared Revival Records in Eau Claire the “Best Record Store in Wisconsin.” I was skeptical. I’m not anymore. Just spent an hour there digging and had a nice chat with the owner, Billy. Great guy. Great store. It lived up to the hype. Nice selection of new and used […]
In Tyson’s words: “THIS IS A GAME CHANGER.” We’re officially on the road for the hunt. The first stop was mom and dad’s house to pick up two massive trays of cookies for the crew. While there, mom mentioned that Kwik Trip in Pulaski was open. So, here I am in the brand new KT […]
If there’s a Venn Diagram that shows sets of deer hunters, tech geeks, and Microsoft Excel junkies, I would be one of the few people who rest in the center where all three sets overlap. It should not surprise you that I’m sitting at my laptop tonight with my heart racing every time I hear […]
This is a story that I’m hesitant to share. It has owned a special place in my heart for five years. A select few people know it. It’s one of those “you had to be there” stories. My brother, Andy, was there. My friend/brother, Tyson, was also there. In 2013 we decided that starting deer […]
Every year I like to show respect to the people, blogs, websites, podcasts, etc. that help me keep my mind outdoors even when I can’t be there physically. Let me start by saying, I’ve been a subscriber to Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and Wisconsin Game & Fish for years. In fact, yesterday I read […]
Two years ago my brother Andy drew my name for Secret Santa. He bought me multiple cool items from Filson, a fine outfitter based in his home city of Seattle. Among the gifts were a field journal and pencil. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out what to do with the journal. […]