Tag Archives: Mountains

a Ph.D. and all that…

Two years ago I lived in Los Alamos, NM (short for the cottonwoods in Spanish). I wrote my very first post with a nod to CCR, and the hike out my back door. I blogged faithfully all summer about hikes … Continue reading

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The Sandia Tram (a long lost New Mexico adventure)

Sandia Mountain is just outside of Albuquerque. Yep, I drove straight there with my rental car, and took the tram to 10,000 feet for a hike. Last November. With any luck I’ll be back this November. Wish me luck as … Continue reading

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Old Friends and Rideshares!

I visited a Chicago friend this Saturday. How did I meet this friend? eRideshare.com! We drove from Chicago to Washington State together. Here we are at Red Rocks outside of Denver. The woman who took this picture asked if we … Continue reading

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Hiking the Chuckanuts

If only!

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Red Rocks in Colorado

i.e. where I want to be. I had the opportunity to wander this venue for a hike in August. During my last trip to Boulder, I tried to plan a concert as well. Instead I got an eclipse! It is … Continue reading

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Mount Baker (There’s No Place Like Home)

I took this photo of Mount Baker two years ago while picking raspberries with my mom. Aside from general loveliness, this is essentially the view from my Grandmother’s back deck. I need to go back to Washington, can you tell?

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