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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for July 2007

A Boy’s Morning

[photopress:DSC_9917_sm_blog.JPG,full,centered] (click any pic to enlarge and sharpen) Note: This is the ongoing saga of our trip to Red River, New Mexico in early July. We’re almost finished now. Since he had slept through several of our activities and was left out of our hike earlier in the week, we decided it was time to… (read more)

Jeepin’ the Peak

[photopress:DSC_9881_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] Cabresto Lake, above Red River, New Mexico (click any image for a bigger, sharper version) On Friday (the 13th) we finally rented a Jeep, and Dad humbly displayed his offroading skills. We had the Jeep for four hours, which should have been plenty of time for us to make it to Greenie Peak, reportedly… (read more)

Just a Few Things

More trip coming, but in the meantime, a few things: Worked last day of job Friday, after a little more than two years at it. New job starts when I fly out Sunday afternoon — same company. Going to see the Oakland A’s play Monday night at their home stadium (second Major League Baseball game… (read more)

Sands of Clime (Pic of the Week)

[photopress:DSC_9807_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] (click any photo to enlarge and sharpen) “We’ll do whatever you want to do,” Dad said to Shannon and me. It was Thursday, and we were to leave Saturday morning. There were a few things we still wanted to do on our trip, but we hadn’t assigned any times or days. All week Dad… (read more)

It’s All Just Gorge-Us

[photopress:DSC_9677_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] Click any pic to enlarge and sharpen. Whereas Tuesday featured the longest, most grueling walk of the trip, the latter part of Wednesday brought the shortest and most harrowing. (I like posting trip journals after the fact instead of real-time because it allows opening sentences like that.) We also went to the place Julia… (read more)