Category Archives: Small animals

Dinosaurs

Monday, 25 July 2016 Up early, and ready to go. One good thing about this outdoors-oriented town is that the breakfast restaurants open at 6. We were on the road at 7. We had thought to go to Grand Junction … Continue reading

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Gering

Thursday, 21 July 2016 We did nothing much today, visited Dorthey, spent most of the afternoon in the air-conditioned library, took Dorthey to dinner at a godawful good-ole-boy restaurant that was just what she wanted. And escaped with our three … Continue reading

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Making our way through the wilderness

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 Up early and out of our BnB (no breakfast: just a B, I guess) in Spearfish. Drove to Deadwood where we parked curbside, hoping to eat before the parking meter enforcement began. No problem. Pricey breakfast … Continue reading

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Boise

Saturday, 16 July 2016 Boise lies in the flat country just west of the mountains. A little online exploration reveals that there are┬áno end of trails nearby, most of them in the mountains. The Table Rock loop sorted to the … Continue reading

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Good days to be outdoors

Sunday, 12 July 2016 When she has no formal projects planned, volunteer coordinator Ellen is available for ad hoc projects. We met on Saturday to work on broom along Razorback Ridge trail at Windy Hill. Pleasant day, and we made … Continue reading

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Getting on toward summer

Saturday 4 June 2016 Supposed to be a hot day, so I decided┬áto hike Purisima, possibly the coolest of the preserves. Parked halfway up Kings Mountain road, hiked down through Huddart Park, back up through Phleger Estate to the Kings … Continue reading

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Rancho and Montebello

Saturday, 30 April 2016 I haven’t done a killer hike for a while now. Spending time working on thistle and fallen trees, which is fine, but I’m getting soft. For reference, a killer hike includes 20 miles or 4000 vertical … Continue reading

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