New York Kindling

NYCO's Blog in Exile. Northeastern camping and notes from the field.

July 6, 2011
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News bits

Some followups on previous posts… The New York Times reviews camp finder apps. The plan for a 600-site campground at Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field is under criticism because of the condition of the airfield’s fire hydrants. (This story makes it … Continue reading

July 6, 2011
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Megachunk

Some years ago, a friend of my dad’s remodeled his house up in Mexico. It’s a farmhouse built around 1850, and by the time the remodeling was done, he wound up with a lot of exceedingly thick, chopped wooden beams … Continue reading

July 1, 2011
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Camping technology report

Before I write up my broader observations of this extended interstate camping spree, some quick observations on the utility of various gadgets I brought along this time. (These were primarily meant to serve as roadtrip facilitators, not as camping gear.) … Continue reading