Tag Archives: Spring

Squirrel on Mt. Magazine (part 1)

Thursday, driving Squirrel to school, he laid his criteria down upon me.   When I pitched the initial idea of a daddy-date, I really was thinking I’d be on the hook for some animatronic pizza and maybe seeing a new Marvel … Continue reading

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April showers bring mid-life crises

In between rain storms, as the clouds part enough to work in the yard, I’ve been putting the last few infrastructure touches on my garden.  Some of the seeds I put in the greenhouse last month have sprouted now, others … Continue reading

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Expanding the garden space

Z. ditched me at the last minute. Change of plans.  Shame, too. . I had everything out and ready to go.  Guess it’ll be another week or two before we make duck sausage. Checked the weather and saw that we … Continue reading

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Updates & Anecdotes

Around early February, we decided we were fed up with the house. Isn’t a bad house.  We love the yard.   But the dog was dying.  And the kitchen is too small (we’ve never liked it).   And we can’t fit the … 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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ERL Trip Report: Day 2 (part 2)

Little Missouri Falls to East Saline Creek Day 2, April 26th 2014 ~16 miles   Kat had this salami. It was a nice salami.   He’d been looking forward to eating that thing since, hell, since the day he bought it … Continue reading

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