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From Xi’an to Fez

Hauling a 5 year old to the middle of China for 4 months can have its drawbacks, I supppose.   But looking back on it these many years later, I can’t remember what they are.   And now that the 5 year old is a wonderful, curious and adventurous 27 year old, … Continue reading

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Ranger Cabin + Caviar + Cosmopolitans = the perfect winter solstice

One of the charms of Montana is that we can live in town, but decide on the spur of the moment to rent a ranger station for the night, pack up, and be at the trailhead in a couple of … Continue reading

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Carriacou. Life is a mystery, a challenge, an adventure, a song…

The winter solstice is nearly here, and  I’m working hard at embracing the beauty of cold and darkness. Nonetheless,  it’s hard not to think about warmth and sunshine.  Carriacou, West Indies.  Yes, Carriacou does pretty much look just like a perfect postcard of  … Continue reading

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Two Montana lookout towers

Ever thought about what it would be like to be on top of a mountain in a lookout tower in a thunderstorm? Our first visit to McCart Lookout, near Sula, Montana, was in late June, which is thunderstorm season in … Continue reading

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Coyote Gulch: Truly memorable.

Coyote Gulch, near Escalante, Utah.    A stunning 4 day backpack that Bill and I took in May, 2007. We started at the Hurricane Wash trailhead, and hiked in about 5 miles to our first camp, near the confluence with Coyote Gulch.  … Continue reading

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