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Big South Fork-Van Trip #1

Van trip #1, DONE! A “shakedown” as our next-door neighbor told us. He knows, he and his wife are becoming regular RVers. They purchased “Cousin Eddie’s” rig last year at what we have been told was a very favorable price. … Continue reading

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Van Life Begins

We finally picked up our van and what an adventure we had… Continue reading

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Sweeping out a lackluster week.

This is one week that I will be glad to whisk out the backdoor. Not that it was a bad week, no, I have had much worse. Instead, this has been of the wearisome variety, a wasted week. I have … Continue reading

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Officially Fall, sorta…

It’s official, fall is here, at least meteorological fall (September 1-November 30). While we won’t see temperatures associated with fall until well after the autumnal equinox, fall is in the air. I can hear it in the chatter of the … Continue reading

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Medicine Bow-Backpack #88

Almost every year for the last 20, we and a group of friends have taken a late August multi-day trek. Over the years we have hiked in areas whose beauty would have remain hidden to us had we not shouldered … Continue reading

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“Coming Around”

I am finally “coming around” after landing home seven days ago. My expectation of a quick recovery was highly inflated. With 10 days spent above 5,300′, five of those above 10,500′, I have been slow to settle back in my … Continue reading

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Wilderness Road Trail-Bicycling

It was cool this morning after yesterday’s round of thunderstorms. As the dog and I walked around the yard looking for her “perfect spot”, I could hear a flock of Canadian geese quacking in the distance. I guessed they were … Continue reading

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Vanlife…

This happened last week, in Ohio… We left her at the dealership for a while, we still have a foot trip to take before we can focus on van adventures. But oh, the places we will go…

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Sunflowers in July

Every other year, and yes, this is an “other” year, a sunflower show comes to town. Continue reading

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Cycling, Walking and Art…

This past Tuesday, while our hiking group was scattered to the wind, we took our “dog free” day to go bicycling. I find extra motivation in destination cycling but we stayed in town and cobbled together 20-miles on local greenways. … Continue reading

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