2016 is gone, 2017 is about balance

Here we are, it's 2017. If you were a celebrity, it might have been a nail bitter for you. It seems we lost a lot of beloved celebrities in 2016, it's along list. Sadly, this included people like Bowie, Carrie Fischer, Prince, Alan Rickman, and many others. On the up...

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Reactions to the Election

Timeout It's been over a week since the election, and people are still freaking out. I was/am writing a much different reaction to the election than what I will have here. I still might post it, I'm not sure. Anyway, here's what has occurred to me over the last couple...

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Chicago

First time in Chicago Here's what I have learned this past week. I was not cut out to live in major city, screw that. I hate the traffic, people are rude, and getting around is more than a chore....it's a lesson in heart rate control. Why were we in Chicago in the...

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Slowing Down and Taking Count

You go and you go until you feel like you’re out of gas. Sometimes you just have to slow down and take stock, at least that’s what we told ourselves.

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Trip Home from Yellowstone

Three nights and two days later, it was the last morning. It was time to head out. Yellowstone and the Tetons That last morning I actually woke up with a bit of bounce in my step. I had slept better the night before, but I think the promise of a hot shower and real...

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Yellowstone (Day 2)

This is day two of our trip to Yellowstone, after getting there the day before...obviously Starting the day The last time I went tent camping was in 2008 and it was a bit of a debacle. Some friends and I decided to meet up at Robbers Cave in Oklahoma, camp, and then...

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Green Mountain Reservoir

We went camping....again and again. Yes, for the two people who read this blog, I am posting about more camping trips while I am still working on my write up for the Yellowstone trip. But I have good reason, so read on. Earlier this month Aj and I decided on a...

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Cody – the Road to Yellowstone

Finally after weeks of prep, we hit the road to see Yellowstone. After getting everything packed and loaded, we (Aj, Ron, Daphne, and I) hopped in the car and started the trek to Cody, WY and Yellowstone. Bob stayed behind as support personal. Bob sucks at his job, or...

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Yellowstone Prep (part 2)

This is the second part to our story about gearing up for our first trip to Yellowstone and our first back country trip in a decade.

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