TAXA Outdoors

No more pitching tents for the owner of this sweet camper.

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If your tastes skew more modern, the Cricket trailer could be for you. The angular design is eye-catching but also serves a purpose. The founder of Cricket, Garrett Finney, is a former NASA habitation module designer, which means he was tasked with creating the small spaces aboard the International Space Station. He’s taken his small space […]

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It was my birthday last week. My mom would say, “happy 16th prime!”. You can say “whoa, 53.” My earliest memory is either of being in a VW bus with 4 kids, 2 adults, 2 cats and 2 dogs driving between Maine and Pennsylvania and asking after a long stint – “are we in America […]

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Son Sam and I just completed a 5304 mile road trip. That is about 1/5th of the way around the world via Subaru. It was a lot of fun. THAT means it was a lot of fun and work combined with a lot of driving. It was meaningful. It was meaningful in a father child way […]

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hubble — ring nebula Go see the stars! Feel awe, wonder, humility. God we are so small. Seuss’Horton Hears a Who! is so real. We humans do not seem to do so well emulating elephant’s long memories. There are new worlds everywhere — big and small and underwater and close and far away. If you live anywhere close to […]

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I got to go on vacation to Maine this past week. My dad’s first job was in Portland. My sisters were born there. We have a long history there. And so, every year, my wife and I lead our kids there if we can. To see the land and the ocean, to see my parents. […]

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We talk about technology a lot here at TAXA. How to incorporate it to: -design our products and build our products better (CAD CAM CNC!) [see Dell’s video here!] – make our products useful with other’s techonoligies (from a Subaru’s towing to an Iphone’s watching and charging, to ….)  – keep our products and philosophies forward […]

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Are you familiar with Hadrian’s Villa? It was built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the second and third decades of the second centuiry AD. It is just outside of Rome. I think you all know that I have been an architect for most of my professional life, be it for earth or for space […]

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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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