Alpicool Portable 12 volt Refrigerator Review

No doubt you’ve read my blog post about 12 volt refrigerators vs. coolers. Oh, you haven’t? Go ahead, I’ll wait. Now that your back, I’ll tell you all about the refrigerator I’ve been using. Since January, I have owned and used this 58 Quart Alpicool CF55-LG Portable Refrigerator. I feel like I have enough experience…… Continue reading Alpicool Portable 12 volt Refrigerator Review

What is Overlanding?

It’s a term that’s become ubiquitous among outdoor and off-road enthusiasts. Overland this, overland that, overland everything. What does it really mean? Honestly, I haven’t seen a canonical definition that nails it yet. Some define it as “vehicle dependent travel”. But, wouldn’t that apply to a retired couple in a class A motorhome? Others point…… Continue reading What is Overlanding?

HELLA Value Fit 500 LED Off Road Light Review

Choosing a good off-road light can be tricky. There’s a ton of range in both price and quality. If you search for off-road lights on Amazon, you’re going to mostly find cheap options. Frankly, several of them look okay. But, the reviews are inconsistent on these lights so it’s hard to make a good decision.…… Continue reading HELLA Value Fit 500 LED Off Road Light Review

We Bought Land

When I consider things that have physical, objective value, I can’t really come up with much. I mean, people will always maintain that Gold is the standard of objective value, or some precious metal. Look, I’ve read Ayn Rand and she never considered Bitcoin. I don’t know much about precious metals or digital currency. What…… Continue reading We Bought Land

Snow in the Desert

We got snow. This happens occasionally. When it does, it’s really awesome. Over the past few days, we’ve had a lot of (much needed) rain in the desert. The temperature dropped enough to create a tiny bit of snow where I live, which is very unusual. My kids went nuts. I’m currently living in my…… Continue reading Snow in the Desert