Author Archives: Granger Meador

About Granger Meador

I enjoy day hikes, photography, podcasts, reading, web design, and technology. My wife Wendy and I work in the Bartlesville Public Schools in northeast Oklahoma, but this blog is outside the scope of our employment.

Arid Adventure, Part 5: Moab

TRIP DATES: June 13-15, 2018 | Slideshow | Photo Album After completing our tour of Antelope Canyon and having lunch in Page, Arizona, we had a five-hour drive to reach our trip’s penultimate hotel in Moab, Utah. Although Moab is … Continue reading

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Arid Adventure, Part 4: Antelope Slot Canyon

TRIP DATES: June 13, 2018 | Slideshow | Photo Album The anchor for our trip was one of the shortest, yet most beautiful, hikes we will ever enjoy: a walk through the Upper Antelope Slot Canyon. Its popularity and location … Continue reading

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Arid Adventure, Part 3: Down the Grand Staircase to Lake Powell

TRIP DATES: June 11-12, 2018 | Slideshow | Photo Album The highlight of our trip would come at the lowest point in our looping journey: a walk through the Antelope Slot Canyon near Page, Arizona. So we needed to make … Continue reading

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Arid Adventure, Part 2: Escalante

TRIP DATES: June 9-11, 2018 | Slideshow | Photo Album The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a rugged region of canyons, arches, plateaus and cliffs. Established in 1996, it was recently reduced and broken apart into three separate monuments. We visited … Continue reading

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Arid Adventure, Part 1: Salt Lake City Metro

TRIP DATES: June 7-9, 2018 | Slideshow | Photo Album Giving up a lifetime of summer breaks was part of the package when I became a 12-month school district administrator. But Wendy is still a classroom teacher with summer breaks, … Continue reading

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Forgotten verses

June 22, 2018 In one of those dreams that returns from time to time, I wander through what is purportedly my house, discovering levels and wings that I either had forgotten about or long neglected. It is somewhat disappointing to … Continue reading

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All Good Things…

June 22, 2018 The title for this post comes from the final television episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, which ended its run in 1994 after seven years and 178 episodes. It was a great series finale, something the iconic … Continue reading

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