Category Archives: day hike

Winter is ending, so let’s spring forward

March 14-18, 2022 | Photo Album When there is nothing left to learn from the winter, move on to the spring! ―Mehmet Murat İldan We welcomed the spring of 2022 after a winter that brought the Omicron variant. We endured … Continue reading

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Escape to Quartz Mountain

December 21-24, 2021 | Photo Album Knowing that the pandemic could throw us some curve balls, Wendy and I waited until the last minute to make any plans for our two-week winter break. The Omicron variant was poised to infect … Continue reading

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A new loop at Lookout Lake

October 30, 2021 Photo Album The cooler weather drew Wendy and I out for a short hike this weekend. I had first considered going to Elk City, but there were activities there associated with the annual Neewollah festival in nearby … Continue reading

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The Misty Mountain

June 2021 | Photo Album Until June, our 2021 travels were restricted to a brief visit with my parents in Oklahoma City and trips to and from Checotah, Oklahoma to arrange for and attend the funeral for Wendy’s mother. It … Continue reading

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Pandemic Pastimes

December 5, 2020 Wendy and I are concluding the ninth month of a contracted lifestyle during the COVID-19 pandemic. I expect we face at least six more months of daily masking, distancing, and hand hygiene at work. We’re probably going … Continue reading

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