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Yosemite, 2017

Yosemite Jan 27-30, 2017   It’s incredible what can be fit into one weekend!  4 days and a week’s worth of fun with strings of memorable moments more densely packed … Continue Reading →


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Yellowstone NP – New Years Family fun, 2014/15

Yellowstone National Park Dec 31, 2014 – Jan 4, 2015   Another fun family holiday.  I’m so happy it worked out to have the whole family available for this wintery … Continue Reading →


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Churchill Magic! Canada-2014

July 28, 2014   I’m off again and it feels great.  It seems to get harder and harder to return home and when I do it feels ever-more temporary somehow. … Continue Reading →


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Wilderness Travel Course, The Sequel – 2014

WTC Part dos! Winter Travel The 2014 Wilderness Travel Course has come to a close for the year and I have to say as I smile and breath a sigh … Continue Reading →


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Wilderness Travel Course, 2014

Sierra Club’s Wilderness Travel Course, 2014 Snow Camp.  That is the foreboding bugaboo of an image that has kept fair-weather me from signing up earlier for this wilderness course and … Continue Reading →


1 killed every 15 minutes... it must stop!

Int’l March for Elephants, 2013

International March for Elephants October 4, 2013 DSWT & iWorry.org I’m determined to do more than just give money, forward information and sign petitions on behalf of the terribly threatened … Continue Reading →


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Mt Whitney, The Experience! 2013

Mt Whitney – The Experience! August 20-22, 2013   Four of us, Norma, MaryAnne and I met at Karin’s place where we packed her fun “adventure mobile”… a Toyota FJ, … Continue Reading →


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Mt Whitney and preparations, 2013

Pre-Mt Whitney, 2013 Until this year I didn’t see the purpose in adding this trek to my “Bucket List.”  Mt Whitney stands as the tallest peak in the lower 48 … Continue Reading →


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Grand Canyon Trek, Feb. 2013

Destination; Grand Canyon ~ February, 2013 My first road trip in my Prius, and what a lovely (and inexpensive) trip it was!  Although I did fill the car, I could … Continue Reading →