Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sex

I’ll bet that got your attention! Okay – I’d better follow up. So there I was, lying naked in my bed, the sheet pulled up almost to my chin. Lying next to me, on top of the covers, fully clothed … Continue reading

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Cameron Lake and Cathedral Grove

This is one of those “hiking” posts. In other words, nothing profound: more photos than insights. Except. what a wonderful, glorious day to be out on the mountain! And we took a side trip to Cathedral Grove. I thought it … Continue reading

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Not for sissies

                    Who was it who said, “Old age is not for sissies?” Ah yes, a fast search turns up Bette Davis. She was right, you know. I don’t consider myself old – although … Continue reading

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Hope

I do have hope – tons of it – which today is best manifested by the fact that I bought another 25-pound bag of duck food. (sigh). Yes, I still have two ducks. They have come out of hiking but … Continue reading

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Poor People

Today I re-posted the following quote on the Internet (from Oscar Wilde): “to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less.” This is taken from a … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

I’ll spare you from pasting a graphic photo of white feathers scattered in the field. But I have to look at them every time I step outside – and it makes me so sad. And then there’s the abandoned nest … Continue reading

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Heartbroken

If you look carefully, you’ll notice a pair of eagles in this photo – not just one. The second one is below and behind the other one. And they are the reason for my heartbreak. Daisy is gone. I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Outside

There was one and only simple theme to this day” get outside! Ah – glorious summer! Already my arms are turning brown and my legs red (scrapes, scratches and mosquito bites). Perfect! This morning was all about working in the … Continue reading

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Wesley Ridge Traverse

Because it’s quite late, this will be a very short post. It’s late because today was an 8-hour hike (a few minutes short of) and it was quite tremendous. Those  hours included a side hike to a secondary peak as … Continue reading

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