I kept the right ones outAnd let the wrong ones inHad an angel of mercy to see me through all my sinsThere were times in my lifeWhen I was goin' insaneTryin' to walk throughThe painWhen I lost my gripAnd I hit the floorYeah,I thought I could leave but couldn't get out the doorI was so [...]
I'm waiting for the night to fallI know that it will save us allWhen everything's darkKeeps us from the stark realityI'm waiting for the night to fallWhen everything is bearableAnd there in the stillAll that you feelIs tranquility There is a star in the skyGuiding my way with its lightAnd in the glow of the [...]
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 [...]