Tag Archives: Nature

November

Calling it.   The last of my summer crops has finally given in to the cold nights.  This weekend is going to bring a few 30-degree nights, I think, and even the new pods are starting to mottle brown.  The blooms … Continue reading

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Butterfield Hiking Trail – 1/2/16

(all the pictures in this entry were taken by Lucky.  I was too busy playing guide to worry with cameras) <- Day 1 After dinner, we stoked the fire and sat on the rocks surrounding it.   Now and again one … Continue reading

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Butterfield Hiking Trail – 1/1/16

Pre-Trip planning: I really wanted to wow my neighbor & new hiking buddy with a phenomenal meal on his first night so, of course, I went with fillets.   Picked up a couple of 7-8 oz. fillets, a cluster of asparagus, … Continue reading

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ERL Trip Report: Day 2 ending & day 3

East Saline Creek to Little Mo./Athens-Big Fork Junction Trailhead ~7 miles Saturday night was just beautiful. After we ate a few helpings of dinner, Kat went down to the stream to rinse out the pots.   I piddled around camp some, … Continue reading

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ERL – Anecdotal Aside

Mentioned earlier that I am an incurable people-watcher.  There was one girl I saw out on the trail that didn’t make it into that day’s trip report, but still lingers in my mind.   Was a good-sized group, looked like a … Continue reading

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ERL Trip Report: Food Interlude

Thanks to those of you following the latest trip report and urging me onward with your likes.  Whenever Kat and I head out for a Man Hike, I always try to plan one improbable meal that goes beyond anything you’d … Continue reading

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ERL Trip Report: Day 2 (part 3)

Little Missouri Falls to East Saline Creek Day 2, April 26th 2014 ~16 miles   Around 3:00 or so that day, we were at the last crossing of the Little Missouri River.   It had been a few hours since we … Continue reading

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