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It was  spring now a while ago. Full on Summer now, kids out of school and attempting to stay up as late as possible and destroying morning routines for the parents, which somehow still include going to work. Growing up, the second sign of spring was the blooming of daffodils. Yellow blooms and green stalks […]

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Okay. Hello. Blogging is one of my favorite things to do. How is it then that it always falls to the wayside, the end of the to do list? I will put it alongside dancing and , well sometimes, camping. I suffer from the standard business problem. I started TAXA knowing that people, myself certainly, […]

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  Happy Holidays! Go be happy with family (or despite family)! We are traveling west this winter vacation to spend time with my in-laws. This is good news as I am lucky  to very much like them (see parentheses above). I will miss visiting my family of course but the in-laws and siblings in law […]

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The first ever Cricket Rally happened this past weekend in Sylvan Lake State Park, CO! A multitude (an ‘orchestra’ technically) of Crickets in one place. We gathered, shared, ate , drank and played together. I learned a lot. [ well, this is a small lie. there was a Cricket Rally once before in Johsua Tree. […]

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We camp because we work. Some of us camp as part of work. That was part of the grand idea behind TAXA. That, I thought, would be clever. It has not completely worked that way. That is what I was thinking this morning, reluctant to get out of bed. I also fealt guilty for not […]

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Hello. Here is a link to our tent side install and take off instructions (they are also now included in our owner’s manual too!): instructions to take out and install tent side Your tent side is pretty easy to task off and it makes sense to being comfortable with doing so. These instructions have pictures […]

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Hello. I never reported on my trip to Kentucky. I went there to troubleshoot a persistent leak a customer has had and which appeared best poised to solve some mysteries for us here at TAXA. I would like to share my findings as it may help you out as well. Their roof no longer leaks. […]

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Imagine if you were camping …. it is 60 degrees below zero (f) …. there are cougars circling …. Do you wish you were there? That the person you were with just happens to travel with swords? sharp swords? and knows how to use them? Would you feel safer and securer in a tent or […]

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roadtrip coming up cricket is packed up tight gonna have some fun  

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Chopsticks or refrigerator? Refrigerator. Ahh. The miracle of the Google. I searched  “engel cricket” and found these lost gentlemen. I think the soul of English Cricket is likely a Cricket trailer with a trusty Engel MT45 inside –  classic, exciting, rugged, sticking around for another century. THAT is an “Engel Cricket”. THIS is a Cricket with […]

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