Category Archives: Wild Places

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 at 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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Better lucky than good (when it comes to trip plans), Part 1

Above: Mountaineer Peak in the Mission Mountains Wilderness, seen from my “base camp” in the Swan Valley. Note: As always, all of my photos can be found at Flickr. It started out as a vague idea of how I was going to … Continue reading

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On Being A Wandering Soul (that hates being away from home)

Above:  Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho. It’s a rather bipolar set of traits that I have – I’m a homebody who constantly wonders what lies over the far horizon. When I’m home I think about other places, and when I’m other places … Continue reading

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November updates

Above:  Goat Lake in the Sawtooth Wilderness, Idaho. Hello internet! It’s been a while since the last spurt of posts, especially personal posts, so I thought I’d put some words to paper and see where they end up taking me. … Continue reading

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The Way Things Are

As I drank my coffee this past Sunday morning, basking in the sun shining through my windows and feeling thankful I wasn’t outside in the cold and icy aftermath of the first storm of winter, I did some reflection on … Continue reading

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October? Already?

Above:  Lunch spot in the shadow of Mt. Regan, at the head of Sawtooth Lake. Once again I’ve been somewhat delinquent in updating the blog, as tends happen when things slow down, at least momentarily, and I spend my days … Continue reading

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Alaska Blues, two and a half years after leaving

There are some places that just get into a persons soul. Montana is one such place, and for me at least, Alaska is as well. In my life I have lived in, worked in, and traveled through a lot of … Continue reading

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