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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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Stopping in Spokane and more Waterfalls… and a bridge collapse.

If I had to pick a theme for May’s roadtrip, it would be Roadside waterfalls. We stopped at them in GNP, at the Montana-Idaho border, and a few on the way back. Alternatively, it could be themed “I drove over … Continue reading

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Hiking Mount Cavanaugh

My favorite part of my last visit to Washington: my hosts! I stayed at Lake Cavanaugh with family and their dog. One day we loaded both dogs and into my car and hiked the local peak. I couldn’t believe just … Continue reading

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Random Scenes of the PNW

My roadtrip pictures grow scarce as the trip wore on. Somehow I drove to Washington and back without taking any photos of my family. I’m a terrible documentor of my life. I am proud to say that I’m too busy … Continue reading

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Glacier NP: Not Another Roadside Attraction

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Even with Going to the Sun Road closed and clouds covering the mountains, Glacier National Park is a phenomenal place. Because our dog wasn’t allowed on trails, we stopped at every turn out along the open section, snapped some photos, … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park, May 2013

Going to the Sun Road is closed in May. The plows are working hard to cut through the snow, so visiting is a bit limiting. We drove as far as we could and then wandered this stony river beach. Day … Continue reading

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National Forest Road Hike, Near Glacier National Park

Have you ever been to a National Park with a dog? You very quickly become a second class citizen. Dogs disturb the native wildlife, so they’re not to go on most trails. And it is perfectly true that a bear … Continue reading

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