I'm back in Maine today and tomorrow, so I picked up my Jeep from the body shop and inspected the work. I'm very pleased with the final results from the frame repair and undercoating. The new rear bumper and tire carrier is a welcome edition as the old one was very rusty! Not shown in [...]
So I bought this Jeep and set about the process of preparing it, along with my small trailer, to provide me with the means of self sufficiency in the woods of Maine and beyond. The concept may seem foreign to many, but my idea of control over my life begins with the absolute assurity of [...]
To those of you that have been following me, and those of you who just started, (Welcome aboard Andy!) I say thank you for coming along on my adventures! My last post I wrote of my camping trip in the KI-Jo Mary Multiple Use Forest here in Maine, and posted many photographs of the trip. [...]
Camping in Maine is a vacation of a lifetime for those willing to take the steps necessary to support themselves in the wild. I'm not talking about a "Campground" with 4 way hookups for your trailer or a pool for the kids. I'm talking about at best a primitive campsite deep in the woods with [...]
It's late September and that means winter is not far away here in Maine. I'm on a 1700 foot ridge next to Jo Mary mountain and it was 31 degrees when I crawled out of my tent! But what a view! Maine, the way life should be!
It’s 4pm and I’m set up at my campsite in an area of Maine called the KI Jo-Mary Multiple Use Forest. This is a large section of private land in northern Maine that allows anyone to camp, hike or hunt (during season) for a small use fee. There are dozens of campsites set up with [...]
Will they ever stop drivin' me? Have they ever taken time to see That I need some rest if I'm to do my best? Can I please stop workin' so hard? They just tell me gotta close it hard. Got to think of my health. Can I be by myself? Oh, they tell me I'll [...]