Monthly Archives: June 2018

Idaho Peak – the sequel

Today – ah yes – today was the day for Plan A. Yes, you guessed right – Plan B was in effect, even though we had not officially made a Pan B. It went like this – Peter picked me … Continue reading

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Bird

¬†Our bird died. In this case, I think it’s best to start at the end and work my way back to the beginning. Simon came home yesterday with a Northern Flicker – a juvenile¬†that fell from the nest and was … Continue reading

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Seeds Across the Border

I shall begin by making a short story long. It all started when I planted my pole bean seeds and realized that I’d forgotten one essential ingredient: you cannot make a bean salad or, in fact, anything to do with … Continue reading

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Record Mountain and Mount Kirkup

I think that today’s Plan B actually turned out better than Plan A. “A” was the 7 Summits Trail end to end. “B” involved Rick and I driving to the Old Glory trailhead early this morning and taking on a … Continue reading

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Dog Walk

So today I took the dogs to Butter and we explored a new trail or two – always good to map the area. The trails went where I thought they would – nice to have alternatives. The dogs were happy. … Continue reading

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Plan B

There – that’s a winter image of Mount Kirkup – and it will likely be my Plan B for Wednesday. I was so looking forward to Plan A – the 7 Summits Trail. But my hiking buddy had something come … Continue reading

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Mount Elgood/Plewman/7 Summits loop

There really isn’t anything better than a day hiking in the alpine. I’ve been on the Seven Summits Trail quite a bit, but I’ve never seen it in the early summer. It was gorgeous. And even in the alpine, where … Continue reading

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