DSCF1188

On Carrying Writing Instruments

With so much emphasis on texting, e-mail, and gadgets nowadays, it’s almost an afterthought to carry around a pen or pencil. But this is definitely one piece of gear that no every day carry (EDC) setup should be without! And I’ll be the first to admit — I am little biased here. After spending time…

DSCF1709

On Carrying a Map & Compass

In today’s world, navigation technology is moving along at what seems like light speed. We have sophisticated in-car GPS (Global Positioning System) units that speak directions and show traffic reports, maps that can show you detailed street views, smartphone apps that can display everything from speed traps to gas prices, and soon enough, self-driving vehicles…