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RMNP

I was ready to call it a day when I realized I had not gotten started on this blog. It’s not that I haven’t had time. It’s not that I did a lot of other things instead. It’s more like … Continue reading

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Nowadays

What a joy it was to be camping in the mountains. I came home to mid-nineties. Ugh. Each afternoon, or evening, or through the night, we got a rain storm to cool things off while we were up there. It … Continue reading

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Nature

The weather has turned. Summer is here. Too much heat for me. I’m retreating to the basement with a blanket, books, and a movie for the afternoons. I don’t know why heat turns me into such a puddle of lethargy, … Continue reading

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PCT

PCT hikers spend months on the trail. Unless they’ve been given a sabbatical, that means they have given up a job, postponed getting a job, or have followers and family who support their hike. Those multiple pairs of good shoes … Continue reading

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Cheeky

I heard many interesting stories while in North Cascades National Park, talking to hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Their reasons for doing this long trek from Mexico to Canada were as numerous as the trees along their route, … Continue reading

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Engagement

My author-interview got published on Smashwords. Check it out!  https://www.smashwords.com/interview/barbtyner   That was fun. I went to Rocky Mountain National Park and got in a (they call it moderate) five mile hike to Cub Lake. I was a week too … Continue reading

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Climbing High

Two days of rain, glorious rain. Not a drowning downpour, no flooding, just beneficial moisture that came mannerly and kindly so the earth could soak it up. The slope in my backyard that gets so dry in summer is happy. … Continue reading

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