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Gertie’s Windshield Wipers

The wipers on the van have been non-functional since Day 1. I’ve taken the dashboard off a few times now for diagnosing and exploration. I eventually determined that the wiper motor needed to be replaced. I put the new motor

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Gertie’s Windshield Wipers

The wipers on the van have been non-functional since Day 1. I’ve taken the dashboard off a few times now for diagnosing and exploration. I eventually determined that the wiper motor needed to be replaced. I put the new motor

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Gertie’s Coolant System and Exhaust

The expansion tank in my 1985 Vanagon (Gertie) blew a few weeks ago causing the engine to overheat. It doesn’t seem like much other damage was done – one can only hope – and the expansion tank is a plastic

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Gertie’s Coolant System and Exhaust

The expansion tank in my 1985 Vanagon (Gertie) blew a few weeks ago causing the engine to overheat. It doesn’t seem like much other damage was done – one can only hope – and the expansion tank is a plastic

Franconia Ridge, NH

Franconia Ridge – Cloud Inversion – September 2014

Franconia Ridge, NH

Franconia Ridge – Cloud Inversion – September 2014

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10 Tips For Backpacking With Your Dog – By Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa

Originally posted on Ruffwear Blog | News, Events & Adventures:
Since June is National Trail Month and many of us are turning our attention from winter sports to camping, we asked one of our friends for some advice. Ruffwear Ambassador and…

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10 Tips For Backpacking With Your Dog – By Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa

Originally posted on Ruffwear Blog | News, Events & Adventures:
Since June is National Trail Month and many of us are turning our attention from winter sports to camping, we asked one of our friends for some advice. Ruffwear Ambassador and…

Patagonia Refugio Backpack – REVIEW

The Patagonia Refugio has been my go-to pack for a couple of years now. I use it on day hikes and for my daily commute to work. It is super comfortable, roomy, and conveniently designed.  The side water bottle pockets are

Patagonia Refugio Backpack – REVIEW

The Patagonia Refugio has been my go-to pack for a couple of years now. I use it on day hikes and for my daily commute to work. It is super comfortable, roomy, and conveniently designed.  The side water bottle pockets are

First Summer in the Sierra

…made hurried notes and a sketch, though there was no need of either, for the colors and lines and expression of this divine landscape-countenance are so burned into mind and heart they surely can never grow dim.

First Summer in the Sierra

…made hurried notes and a sketch, though there was no need of either, for the colors and lines and expression of this divine landscape-countenance are so burned into mind and heart they surely can never grow dim.