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Kayaking the Lower Salt River

Our weekend trip started with the phone alarm going off at 4:30am.  This time of year that means it’s dark outside, really dark. But dawn is just around the corner.   I’ve learned over the years that I need to have everything ready the night before or it will never work.  Too much time would escape

Summit Hike, January 10, 2010

If it’s Saturday and I’m in Albuquerque you will frequently find me on the mountain.  It’s a routine and I’m pretty stuck on it.  But this Saturday when I woke and saw the blanket of cloud covering the mountain I lost all motivation to even think about climbing it. I’ve not climbed to the summit

White to Night – Fresh Power on the Summit , January 23, 2015

Late Thursday afternoon as the last vestiges of the latest snow were clearing the area I thought about riding the tram up to the summit to get some photos in the late afternoon sun.  The only problem was that other than the summit, all of Albuquerque was bathed in sunshine.  The peak was socked in

All the R’s fell into place

Our several day storm blew off to points east this morning but low clouds hung over the summit of the mountain until late in the afternoon.  At times like these I was grateful for the tram cam that let me see whether or not the mountain was covered in fog or the sunshine I was waiting for.

Because I can

I began writing and journaling online at the end of November or the beginning of December, 1998, making this year 14 of my chronicle. Fourteen years…. Thinking back, it’s hard to remember just how the technology has progressed over these fourteen years, although I do remember that we hooked up to the internet through a

Who am I, Why am I writing?

Good question. Who am I, and just what has prompted me to place my words out on the web for all to see? Maybe to see if anyone is interested? Is this talk radio. . . with no one listening? I hope to encourage Cause reflection Share the ride. Sometimes I have lots of questions,

Herases, U-hauls and Stuff

Last night I was playing 40 channels with the remote control and watched portions of a news program on divorce. Two segments caught my attention and sent the brain cells into motion. Segment one: couple is sitting in a big conference room with an arbitrator, to try and split up the stuff and decide custody

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Kayaking the Lower Salt River

Our weekend trip started with the phone alarm going off at 4:30am.  This time of year that means it’s dark outside, really dark. But dawn is just around the corner.   I’ve learned over the years that I need to have everything ready the night before or it will never work.  Too much time would escape

Summit Hike, January 10, 2010

If it’s Saturday and I’m in Albuquerque you will frequently find me on the mountain.  It’s a routine and I’m pretty stuck on it.  But this Saturday when I woke and saw the blanket of cloud covering the mountain I lost all motivation to even think about climbing it. I’ve not climbed to the summit

White to Night – Fresh Power on the Summit , January 23, 2015

Late Thursday afternoon as the last vestiges of the latest snow were clearing the area I thought about riding the tram up to the summit to get some photos in the late afternoon sun.  The only problem was that other than the summit, all of Albuquerque was bathed in sunshine.  The peak was socked in

All the R’s fell into place

Our several day storm blew off to points east this morning but low clouds hung over the summit of the mountain until late in the afternoon.  At times like these I was grateful for the tram cam that let me see whether or not the mountain was covered in fog or the sunshine I was waiting for.

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