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WildernessPunk 4/17/17 Hiatus Maximus

April 18, 2017

Oh gentle readers, I suppose I’ve been neglecting you, not that many will notice and less will care. Still, WildernessPunk, the idea one can survive without most of the mundane expectations of the day. It focuses on helping the environment by using less processes and items which destroys the land and instead living closer to […]

The End of WildernessPunk?

October 12, 2016

Okay, so it is not like I haven’t hinted about this. Everyone has pluses and minuses in Life. Responses to responsibilities, gifts and people gunning for them. Okay, maybe you don’t have all those things, but I do. If it was just me, and I’ve said this too, I’d be off so deep, that I’d […]

Self-Censor of my WildernessPunk

September 26, 2016

I head out for my first official Fall camp. And yeah, it’s good ol’ Camp 1. Can’t knock it other than Lucy eating a few holes in one of my shirts. Bad, bad, camp rat. Kurt told me to kill you, but instead you get tortillas and still no gratitude. Windy with an edge of […]

Resolution

September 22, 2016

Remember yesterday? Not yours, mine. Since then, 24 hours later, I’ve gone from being uncertain and insecure to determined. Even my spit of ill luck has washed away as our first Fall storm hits Flag. Funny how sometimes a person only needs a day to plan and plot, with a few conversations and some focused […]

Fall… into WildernessPunk

September 21, 2016

It is 9/21/2016… and Fall has begun. With it comes uncertainty and with that comes the need for me to either figure out a way to seriously step up my game or make different choices. . . I never intended WIldernessPunk to be merely a journal of my exploits and issues. My goal, as stated, […]

WildernessPunk, Anger

September 19, 2016

Anger, he smiles, towering in shiny metallic purple armour Queen Jealousy, envy waits behind him Her fiery green gown sneers at the grassy ground (Jimi Hendrix) . . So now I head down to Phoenix, which is harder for a guy without a car. A 150 miles of heartless desert and with a heavy pack […]

Wind

September 14, 2016

Getting all my data, passwords, and such from Nicole’s laptop took longer than I had expected. I guess I got pretty busy with the laptop she loaned me for a 5.5 months. But now she’s gone, the farmer’s daughter has returned to the Indiana farm and I have one less pal in Flagtown. I probably […]

Camp 5, Road Tripping, and Saying Bye to my Short-lived Wheels

September 12, 2016

Okay, so this is by biggest break since starting WildernessPunk, but there was a good reason for this. Give me a moment and I’ll think one up. . . When one has a ride all the time, you get comfortable and move at a different pace, but when one strangely has an unexpected ride, knowing […]

Fear Based Folly Meets WildernessPunk

September 9, 2016

I ended up really liking Camp 4 and could see myself going back there. As anyone who has read even one of these WP can grok, I’m not a big fan of crowds, yet, when I am isolated, I’m not immune to the Heebie Jeebies and I’m not talking about my favorite Flagstaff band. . […]

WildernessPunk Camp 4

September 7, 2016

My Coyote Buttes morning is cut short when I discover a hidden motion detector near the majestic pools of water. I had just learned how the rangers use these to e-patrol back country areas where someone has decided people shouldn’t be allowed to enter. Funny I spotted it, not so funny that it makes me […]