Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Salted Nut Roll Fairy 29 July 2016

For the second summer in-a-row, my friend Elaine and I have started the summer with a hiking goal  in mind. It’s pretty simple: get together one day a week and hike, with an ultimate hike at summer’s end before school … Continue reading

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Sticky Notes 27 July 2016

I wish to ponder the nature of sticky notes. Back in the caveman days, you had to have a good-sized rock and then another rock to be able to pound your message out: Don’t forget mammoth herd coming through after sunrise! … Continue reading

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Yuletide 26 July 2016

Christmas is my favorite holiday and time-of-year. I love the whole season. I love the music and that it plays everywhere you go. I love the spirit whereby an actual change seems to come over people and they are much … Continue reading

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Christmas in July 25 July 2016

A tradition I always loved at camp was celebrating Christmas in July. I have no idea why, but it was something we did and we had a tree, sang carols and even had little presents for the campers. I don’t … Continue reading

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Sky Pond 21 July 2016

Sky Pond is such a great name for this high mountain alpine lake because it feels so close the bright blue heavens! This was one of our big hikes for summer at just under ten miles. We left the trailhead … Continue reading

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Things That Drip 20 July 2016

Get ready, because it almost time to celebrate Christmas in July! For now… Things That Drip Noses drip in the cold of winter. Dripping icicles shower unsuspecting heads. You are a drip if you just sit upon the couch. Birds up … Continue reading

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What Makes Your Skin Crawl? 19 July 2016

Black Widow spiders make my skin crawl. Buzzing rattles along a trail make my skin crawl. Walking through spider webs makes my skin crawl. Ticks make my skin crawl. A near miss can make my skin crawl, like missing a … Continue reading

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