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Nebraska State Capitol

Interstate 80 at its best – the lovely Nebraska State Capitol.  I was lucky to pass through during business hours and enjoy a great tour.  The guide was well informed and enthusiastic.  The interior of the Capitol was lovely.  I … Continue reading

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Hiking Near Fort Collins, Colorado

I’m lucky to have an old friend in FoCo.  She refuses to call it that.  We went for this stunning hike in Lory State Park.  We also ate amazing food, drank great beer, and generally lived the Colorado life.

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Science! Bacteria Swarm

Thanks to an old friend – who happens to be an amazing scientist – I got to plate my own bacteria swarm.  Why is this so cool?  When I’m not out hiking, I study bacteria swarms with computer models for … Continue reading

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The Great American Eclipse Campout

Where were you August 21st?  I was in Saint Paul, OR camping out in the path of totality of the Great American Eclipse.  Thankfully, I was with incredible, smart, woman who were just as awed as I – we watched … Continue reading

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Elk Mountain in the Tillamook State Forest

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Cherry Grove, Oregon

Have I mentioned I’m house sitting?  This is the view from Summit Ave in Cherry Grove.

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Rainy Coastal Oregon

I camped out in the Oregon Dunes this weekend.  It rained, making it the quintessential PNW experience.  Funny too – its been bone dry since I arrived.  Hiking the dunes in the rain was beautiful – foggy and green.  Plus … Continue reading

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