Tag Archives: Nature

Exploring Devil’s Eyebrow

We’ve had a long run of beautiful, Spring-like days this Winter.   Momma had signed up to jump in Beaver Lake for the Polar Bear Plunge and there was no way I was going to hang out lake-side in the cold … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 4)

<– Part 3 Funny how the brain works.  In the moment, it was like I could feel every second.  Terrified that each minute would be something permanent done to my friend’s mind.   Adrenaline coursing through me, waiting on him to … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 3)

<–Part 2 |  Part 4 –> It started with the camera.  We were getting dressed again, gathering up shoes and gear.  Still laughing.  Grap asks me if I have his camera.  I checked.  Nope.  Still cold, I start moving on … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 2)

<–  Part 1   |   Part 3 –> We hopped back into the Yota and turned to travel down a Not Recommended road.  I’m gripping the steering wheel with both hands, doing a 10 and 2 like a fourteen-year-old in his … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 1)

I dedicate this trip report to the memory of Grap.  He’s not dead or anything or it’d be in memory of.  Nope . . . this one’s just to his memory. This hike began, in a lot of ways, with … Continue reading

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Life happened

So, Friday night around midnight I was sitting in the E.R. with my wife.  I sort-of expected to end up in the emergency room – but not so quickly and not for these reasons.  After work she complained of chest … Continue reading

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Feeding the furnace

Because Momma and I have been working on weight loss together, I’ve been using the My Fitness Pal app on my droid phone.  I love numbers and am a huge data nerd, so playing with intake & burn is fun … Continue reading

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Back to the OHT – eyeballing Sections 2 and 3

Kat and I both decided, for various unrelated reasons, that we needed to add some additional post-grad hours to our transcript.  So, with both of us now taking grad classes (unfortunately at separate institutions – wouldn’t that be a trip), … Continue reading

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Homecoming

It isn’t often I go back to my home town, but this past break I spent 5 days there.  At my family’s recommendation, I booked all five days at what they told me was the best hotel Inn in the … Continue reading

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You ain’t from around here, is ya?

Holiday season means going back to my home town to visit family.  I have a nephew there who has been begging me to take him backpacking.  So, with about a week of mild December weather ahead of me, I decided … Continue reading

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