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QUILTS FOR TENT CAMPERS

QUILTS FOR TENT CAMPERS

Quilt vs Sleeping Bag: I had this great idea to write an article where I would do a section on the benefits of a quilt, and a friend who prefers a sleeping bag would write about the great offerings of the bag.  The plan hit a snag when I couldn’t find anyone that really loves their sleeping bag and would never consider a quilt.  I’m sure these people exist, I just couldn’t find one.  Change of plans and now I’m…

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GETTING FITTED FOR A BACKPACK

GETTING FITTED FOR A BACKPACK

Self-acceptance: Trying on bathing suits in ill-lit dressing rooms no longer bruised my ego because I had finally achieved acceptance of my body as it is, or so I thought.  Then I tried to get fitted for a backpack and came to the crushing realization that I’m apparently a freak according to backpack manufacturer standards. Two months of searching, multiple stores, and random employees telling me the pack “looked fine so how could it possibly be killing my back?” and…

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