Camping

  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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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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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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What is a word that means ‘rowdy order’, the good sort of mayhem?  maybe it is just ‘life’ or simply ‘nature’….. We at TAXA are in the process of growing, moving to a larger and wonderful new facility and keeping production going all at once. It feels like mayhem but is in fact a rowdy […]

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  photography by jonathan corcutt

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