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Published on May 13, 2014, by admin in The Great Outdoors.

Last week I drove north into the Coconino National Forest to visit Richard and Dianna where they are volunteering at the Blue Ridge Ranger Station. Dianna has been in Texas helping Dayna start a new business so I won’t get to see her until next week. It was good to get out of the heat

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For me the hardest part of writing a blog post is getting started. It has been a long time since I’ve chronicled my wanderings here, but most of my excuses are in some form of procrastination. I had a wonderful Christmas. Karen invited me to join her and Noah for a week of fun and

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It has been a fun trip to the bottom of Arizona. I’m not sure why but I had visions of this land as flat barren desert. It’s not like that at all. There are mountains, canyons, rolling hills of grasslands, and trees of all varieties. Some of the landscape is so rugged that border patrol

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Where in these mountains are you hiding?  Are you still in Yellowstone, or have you moved on?  Isn’t it getting cold up there? It has dropped into the 80s here daytime, and 60s at night.  Just wondering about you; we heard from you so often when you were on the AT, and then having you here totally spoiled me. 

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There is one thing that everyone goes to see when they visit Yellowstone and I faithfully went to see it. Even with the kids back in school, cooler fall temperatures, and summer vacations over, this park is mobbed by throngs of tourists. Every campground is full, roads are packed with cars, boardwalks are lined with

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