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Richard May (richardmay) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Swamplands.
About Me New to the swamplands of southern Louisiana.

I suffer from NDD--Nature Deficit Disorder. I'm a photographer, dad, reader and sling coffee at Starbucks.
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All Forum Posts by Richard May

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Creating images
It's a great question to explore. I like to think I create artful snapshots. :) There is an element of intention which moves me from "taking pictures" to "creating images.&quo...

In Photography » Snapshots vs Photography
July 30, 6:59am

Re: I'm with you...
Adam, that cracked me up! And you've given me yet another reason to pick up some programming skills. Because as you aptly demonstrate, who in their right mind would ever go into the wild unprep...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 29, 5:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Expedition Mulling
>>I use 100 calories of Malto (or anything) per mile ... @ 3mph if I recall correctly. Actually it's based on this that I've made my numbers. I'm going to go slow with pict...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 29, 5:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Expedition Mulling
>>So what exactly is the point of your confession??? :) <--- smirk GPWT :-D That I was calculating, to the gram, how much malto I'd need for a given portion of a three-day trip...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 28, 6:22pm

Re: Re: Expedition Mulling
The longer the trip (expedition might have been hyperbole for what I had in mind) the more likely I am to use a physical list for sure. For most of my trips I'll be OK if I leave something ...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 28, 4:35pm

I've never been able to do checklists. I go back and forth a dozen times and it starts to drive me crazy. Though it doesn't capture every detail as data, I tend to visualize what each po...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 28, 12:05pm

Re: I confess ...
>> Why stop -- if pre-trip planning is part of the enjoyment? Good point, well taken Ben. Keep Calm and OCD! Actually, there comes a point where I feel like a hamster spinning a wh...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 28, 6:47am

Re: .25 ounce poly containers
Ha! I knew I was missing something obvious. I've got containers like that we use for salad dressing. :-)

In GEAR » Hike Goo Repackaging
July 27, 5:51pm

Hike Goo Repackaging
I recently ran across this HikeGoo stuff for preventing feet blisters and decided to give it a shot on my upcoming trip on Eagle Rock Loop in AR. I've been getting a blister in the ball of my r...

In GEAR » Hike Goo Repackaging
July 27, 4:39pm

Photon x2
I'm not much of a night hiker so I've found this kit to be more than adequate, even when taking off before sunrise or pushing a little after dark. Batteries are a PIA to change if you can&#...

In GEAR » Best backup light source
July 27, 7:36am

All Reader Reviews by Richard May

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Now Foods Carbo Gain (maltodextrin)
This powdered maltodextrin mixes very easily in water. It is corn derived. I would mix about 2 1/2 cups of powder in a 24oz bottle without clumping or other mixing problems. Though I did not try it...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 04, 8:01am