Red Roof Inn Disaster


William and I found ourselves in Hardeeville, SC which happens to be about halfway between our home in northern North Carolina and William's mother's house in Thonotosassa, Florida. We had the opportunity to drive down to visit and because we hadn't seen his mother in five years, we decided it was definitely worth the time […]

2012 Nissan Versa Car Camping

Since we worked to pay our own way through college, we found great difficulties in finding realistic internship opportunities to improve our resumes while attending college. I’m sure my wife and I could have found internships, but they would have required not seeing each other through the summer breaks, not making enough money to pay […]

A Restful Night and Camp Chores

Last post I mentioned that Mother Nature was whooping my butt at night with the freezing temperatures. I had been using a 30-degree sleeping bag and with temperatures in the thirties and forties, I was miserable at night and unable to sleep. We ended up purchasing a Coleman North Rim 0 Degree Sleeping Bag and […]

Working Camp Out

We recently moved camps to a location in Holly Hill, SC. The day we arrived, as all first days of our arrivals at new sites, we arrived with little daylight left to be able to set up a proper camp. We managed to set up our new Field & Stream tent and our USS Tarp. […]

Warm and Cozy

William and I are enjoying a rainy Friday night at tree planting site number two, located in St. Matthews, SC. We are managing to stay warm and cozy (and dry!) thanks to our Universal Shelter System from Grabbit Tool Company. Our 16’x20′ camp only has two walls to provide appropriate ventilation in our temporary setup […]