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Honeymoon, Day 4: Columbia River Gorge

TRIP DATE: July 5, 2016 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM | Links to Honeymoon Posts One of my favorite drives is the Historic Columbia River Highway, which originally ran 70 miles from Troutdale east along the south shore of the Columbia River … Continue reading

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Kite Trail Wildflowers in the Wichitas

Hike Date: May 14, 2016 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO MOSAIC Wendy and I spent much of the spring working on Meador Manor to prepare it for her move here in late June before our marriage on July 1. That meant … Continue reading

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Looping Lake Leatherwood

Hike Date: March 17, 2016 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO MOSAIC On Saint Patrick’s Day 2016, Wendy and I circumnavigated Lake Leatherwood near Eureka Springs, Arkansas on a 4.1 mile hike. Far less hilly than our trek a day earlier on … Continue reading

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Above Beaver Dam: The Dogwood Overlook Trail

Hike Date: March 16, 2016 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO MOSAIC Wendy and I have been working most weekends since Spring Break on preparing for her move into Meador Manor with our marriage in July. So we passed on many weekends … Continue reading

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Winter Break 2015, Part 2: Corpus Christi & Padre Island

December 28-29, 2015 | SLIDESHOW | MOSAIC The Omni Over the decades I’ve stayed in a wide variety of hotel rooms: dirty and dreary, cheap and clean, elegant and expensive, and other combinations. For our winter break, I opted to … Continue reading

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Winter Break 2015, Part 1: A Trek to the Coast

December 24-27, 2015 | SLIDESHOW | MOSAIC The trek south to Corpus Christi via Checotah, Oklahoma City, and Austin Trading a Lake for a Gulf Wendy and I waited out the first days of Winter Break 2015, declining to make hotel … Continue reading

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Renovated Royalty on the Talimena Drive

November 22-24, 2015   SLIDESHOW | MOSAIC Our school district shifted to a full week off for Thanksgiving this year. That squeezed my students’ time to cover the material we must complete before the final exam in a few weeks, … Continue reading

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