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"We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us." C. Bukowski

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Saturday, December 15, 2018

A Seven-ish Mile Snow-hike With Caleb and Kelli


Son, Caleb, and dotter-in-law, Kelli, wanted to squeeze in one more snow-hike before they left to spend Christmas with her parents in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Friendly Skies


With repairs/closures on the Million Dollar Highway between Lovely Ouray and Red Mountain Pass, we were forced to seek alternative snowshoe playgrounds...preferably some "new dots."

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Thanksgiving: Going At The Speed Of A Thousand Smiles An Hour


In a speed-of-light world that oft seems to be racing toward demise, we all need a constant...something steadfast to hold on to as the years race by. For me it is our far flung Family.  

Thursday, November 29, 2018

"Catch a wave and you're sitting on top of the world"


Lord Almighty. What is today, Wednesday...Thursday? And what timezone? Finally, we get to settle down on Lovely Ouray's home turf...

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Transitions and Reverse Migrations: Confessions Of A Half-Time Rv'er


It would take too long and too much of your precious time to button up all our boondocking/biking/hiking/exploring experiences in Southwest Utah over the past month. Thus I've dealt the preponderance of drivel and photographic minutiae the same fate as poor Anne Boleyn's head. You're welcome. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Break On Through Conclusion: Plus a digression on "How we are loving our favorite National Park to Death"


Last you read, a foursome of bewildered over-the-hill Geezers were four hours invested in a farcical attempt to orienteer a wilderness back-country loop-route around "the mountain."  Why? Because two of us knew it had been done before, and because it was there...like, defiant and thus oh so tempting.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

"Break on through to the other side," or, How To Lose Brand New Hiking Buddies


You know the day destroys the night
Night divides the day
Tried to run
Tried to hide
Break on through to the other side
Break on through to the other side

Break on through to the other side, yeah
Break on through to the other side...The Doors