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Grand Canyon Photos: Hikes, Sunsets, and Spring Snowstorms

I could wax eloquent a few paragraphs about the majesty and grandness of the Grand Canyon, but I will refrain and let the photos speak for themselves. Like many of our iconic American national park cathedrals, often silence is the … Continue reading

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High Desert Utah & Arches National Park – Photos Posted

When I stepped off the train in Green River, Utah in the middle of April, the train conductor expressed surprise – “I didn’t think anyone would get off here.” I can understand her doubt; the town has a dusty, back-of-beyond … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord of Whales, Islands, Books & Coffee

A short post, as I have little time, but a series of impressions from the past week, as it’s been frankly amazing. I saw a blue whale. A giant, majestic, largest-animal-on-earth blue whale, and it surfaced right by the boat … Continue reading

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A Fibromite Hikes the Grand Canyon

Today I hiked down into the Grand Canyon and back. This doesn’t sound all that extraordinary until you understand just how deep the canyon is (about a mile down), how far away the North Rim is (10 miles!), and how … Continue reading

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Serendipity in Arches National Park

Moab, Utah. An eclectic mix of people living in a vibrant town embraced by towering ridges of red rock and the harsh, penetrating high desert sun. I have been here three days now and even amidst the constant sunscreen reapplications, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Ridge Hike – Photos Posted

I have never been a huge fan of the classic movie “Sound of Music.” It’s a fun, musical diversion around the holidays, but the opening scene of Maria twirling in the high mountain meadows full of light and song just … Continue reading

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Waterfalls & Sequim Sunsets – Photos of Olympic National Park

I admit it – I am an addict of hidden waterfalls, off-the-beaten path hikes, and soaring sentinels of trees of the pine and Douglas fir variety. Olympic National Park has always been on my radar for the abundance of waterfalls … Continue reading

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