Living the Mythic Narrative: A Review of John Eldredge’s A Story Worth Living

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By Nick Bridwell (Customer Service)   In the documentary A Story Worth Living, John Eldredge, celebrated author of Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul, posits that, “The human heart is made for an epic story.” And then, he embraces both the capability of man and the mortality of man, by setting… Read more »

Four ready-packaged adventures, and their Saddleback bag pairing

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  By Herndon Hasty (Digital Performance Manager) Four ready-packaged adventures, and their Saddleback bag pairing   If you’re ever looking for ideas for trips, adventures and getaways, Dave and the Saddleback team are always great resources. Between where we’ve been and where we want to go, we’re always full of dream lists just waiting to… Read more »

Tips On Making Roadtrips More Enjoyable

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Tips For Making Road Trips More Enjoyable

Packing leather luggage and other tips

Well, I’m not the authority on how to enjoyably roadtrip even though I DID LIVE IN MY CAR FOR QUITE AWHILE AND HAVE DRIVEN HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF MILES around almost the entire continent of North America . . . and I did it all for pleasure. Below are a few of my tips for making a road trip more enjoyable. I just learned the first one on this current trip.

Leather luggage in Moab, UT

I’ve rolled my car, crashed other peoples’, killed lots of things, slept in my car, truck bed, on the rack, alone, with my dog, under the stars, freezing in ice storms and hot and sticky with mosquitos. And I’ve slept with one eye open more than once. I’ve learned a couple of things along the way that may or may not be of value to you and maybe not. One thing I’m sure of though is that you probably have a couple of tips of your own. Feel free to help us out with one of your tips at the end.

Traveling with Wife or Dog?

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Who is the better traveling partner?

Best traveling partners ever: Suzette & Blue

I’ve travelled hundreds of thousands of miles in cars with just my wife, Suzette and with just my dog, Blue. Who is a better traveling partner? Well, they both have their drawbacks, but why dwell on the negatives when the positives are so plentiful.

Airplanes and Infants: Making it Easy(er), Part 1

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Tips from 50+ Flights with Babies Under 2
My favorite thing to say out loud with my baby in my arms and sitting down on a crowded airplane is this:

Geez honey, I sure hope she doesn’t scream the entire flight like she did last time.

I’m a traveler. My wife is a traveler. By default, our two year old daughter and 8 week old son are travelers too.