Quicksand on Public Radio

Today, Radio Lab aired a story on the history of quicksand in American movies and culture. The “3 Questions” episode apparently first aired in March 2015. They do talk about the quicksand fetish community, but it was mostly about the rise and fall of quicksand scenes in American mainstream media, and that kids these days … Continue reading »

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Hurricane Florence

As I write this, I have had power in my home (other than my backup solar power) for less than one hour. I am using my phone for Internet access, and that has only been possible for about the last 30 minutes. If I had to sum up Florence in a word, it would be … Continue reading »

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Return from Minnesota

I have returned from my Minnesota vacation. It was a vacation in that I did not work in my office, but it definitely wasn’t restorative. The drive aggravated my back, my diet suffered, and my exercise routine was put on hold. I arrived home a couple days ago and my back is still pretty sore. … Continue reading »

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More Roadblocks

I just haven’t been able to get back to the swamp since June 16. I’ll be releasing that clip, sometime today. Between work and a health issue that just hit me like a sledge hammer one morning, I have cancelled 2 potential mudding trips. I did manage to pick up a 110 gallon tank for … Continue reading »

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No Mud, Today

2015-07-25: Yup, I went for a paddle at the time of low tide. I wasn’t expecting much because we got 2.5″ (~6 cm) of rain a couple of days ago. That fact, combined with a tepid tide and a wind pushing water up the creek, resulted in a low tide that just didn’t happen. It … Continue reading »

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Weekend in the Forest

In case you all think that I can’t leave the house without getting muddy, I thought I’d share some “action shots” from this past weekend in the national forest. I was with a small group, but most of them were out on the trails when I set up my GoPro to get some video clips. … Continue reading »

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Spotless Vacation

I’ve been away for a while. I was visiting friends in Minnesota. I was hoping to get muddy while I was up there, but I just didn’t have time to explore, or coordinate with any of the mudders I know up there. If I hadn’t been visiting a friend in Iowa, I might have gone … Continue reading »

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Tides and Tarzan photos

Although it was only 45 degrees, with a cold, northerly wind this morning, I wrangled Heather into taking a trip with me, deep into the swamp. Recently, I’ve been frustrated with my success in predicting low tides. The wind has been blowing from the South and the tides have been higher than usual. A couple … Continue reading »

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I love the water. I don’t just love gazing at it, I love being in it. I love being wet and I especially love being immersed in water. Today, I kidnapped Heather for an early morning escapade. The goal was to return to the cool  spot I found yesterday, before the tide got too high … Continue reading »

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Claypit revisited

I went for a short romp in the claypit Wednesday. Heather Blake took photos …

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Still frames/May 13 clip

These still frames were taken from the original video that I shot while working on the claypit. The video was shot on my JVC GZ-HM1 at 1920×1080 (60 fields/second).

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April 17 Swamping teaser

I have finished editing the movie from my April 17 trip into the swamp. That’s the one with all of the pretty pictures, where I’m wearing purple briefs and the blue sky is reflecting in the mud. Heather Blake shot the still photos and the video. Here is a trailer. The full video will be … Continue reading »

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Swamping on May 1, 2011

It was a very pleasant day, today. Heather Blake accompanied me into the swamp. My goal was to do some self bondage in the swamp and have Heather capture the scene on video. However, the tide did not get low enough for me to play in my swamp bondage spot. Heather and I still had … Continue reading »

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Yard work

The weather was so nice today, it’s a shame I didn’t get muddy. There was just too much to be done today. I had office work, yard work, and I needed to make bread while the sun was still shining, since I use a SunOven to bake my bread. Heather dropped by for a few … Continue reading »

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Claypit still frames

These are still frames from the video I shot on April 11, 2011. The 15+ minute video is now available in our Clips4Sale store.

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