Category Archives: Personal

Independence Day musings

Above: View over the Willamette NF from a Cessna 182, looking at the Three Sisters. Late June, 2017. As is becoming my “norm” for this year, I’ve spent the past month or so too busy to really spend the time … Continue reading

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It’s June already?

Above: Burnout operations on the Cowbell fire, Big Cypress NP, Florida. April 2017. So here we are. Despite my best intentions, a combination of being busy and a lack of motivation to write have led to another two-month break in … Continue reading

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April… Here we go!

Above: Winter selfie, Swan Valley, MT 2014. March has come to a close, and it’s looking like the time has come for me to head back to the grind. It’s been a good month, and I didn’t have to travel … Continue reading

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One Month Down, Eleven To Go

Above: Sunset and Moonrise over Oklahoma City, January 2017 Despite my best efforts, January has turned out to be busy for one reason or another, in some pretty boring ways. I did have a few moments of quiet to get … Continue reading

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The Year in Review

Above: Stars over the Mission Mountains, December 2016. The last minutes of 2016 have ticked away, and as I type this I’m a day deep in the beginning of 2017.I thought it would be a good time to reflect on … Continue reading

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It’s Winter… Finally

It’s safe to say that the two months since my last update didn’t really go as I’d planned or hoped. They went well, but I was much busier than I’d anticipated, and didn’t have a lot of down time for … Continue reading

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Better lucky than good (when it comes to trip plans), Part 2

Above: My tent camp at Turquoise Lake in the Mission Mountains Wilderness. Note: As always, all of my photos can be found atĀ Flickr. (Part one of this story found here) Here’s the setting: It’s late September, 3 am, dark and … Continue reading

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